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W32.HLLW.Southghost

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 28, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:14:24 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.HLLW.Southghost a worm that spreads through email and file-sharing networks.

The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: Espero que te llege a tiempo...
Attachment: BuenasNuevas.doc.pif

The worm is written in Microsoft Visual Basic and packed with Petite.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 1, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 1, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 3, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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