- October 24, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:12:36 PM
Also Known As:
- Worm.P2P.Delf.k [Kaspersky]
W32.HLLW.Reckus is a worm that spreads through peer-to-peer file-sharing networks, such as KaZaA, Morpheus, and WinMX. It overwrites Notepad.exe and Regedit.exe with copies of itself and terminates antivirus and firewall processes.
The existence of C:\Windows\LOL.exe is a sign of possible infection.
This worm is written in Delphi and is packed with UPX.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2003
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Writeup By: Heather Shannon