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  3. W32.HLLW.Mantas


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 17, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:12:21 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Mantas is a worm that spreads through file-sharing networks and mapped network drives. The worm overwrites all the txt/doc/html/jpg/gif/ico/bmp and executable files under specific folders, "My documents", and mapped network drives.The existence of the file winmants.exe is an indication of a possible infection.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 20, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 20, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 22, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yuhui Huang

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