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  3. W32.HLLP.Plea


Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 10, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:13:43 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Plea [KAV], W32/HLLW.Plea.A [FPROT], W32/Scrambler [McAfee], W32/Plea-A [SOPHOS], PE.PLEA.A [Trend], Win32/HLLW.Plea [GcCAD]
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLP.Plea is a parasitic virus that prepends itself to executable files and contains VBS.Plea@mm, which spreads the virus through email and ICQ.

This virus is written in C++ and is packed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 11, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 11, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 12, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Hiroshi Shinotsuka

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