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Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 9, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:08:51 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Sdbot.gen [KAV], W32/Sdbot.worm.gen [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Moega.D is a worm with backdoor capabilities that attempts to spread through the local area network. The worm attempts to open ports 139 and 445, and to steal sensitive information.

The executable for W32.HLLW.Moega.D looks similar to the icon for Windows XP's Windows Update executable, Wupdmgr.exe. See the "Technical Details" section for an illustration.

This worm is packed with FSG.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 9, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 9, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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