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  3. W32.HLLW.Warpigs.C


Risk Level 1: Very Low

December 19, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:15:22 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Spyboter.gen [KAV]
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Warpigs.C is a variant of W32.HLLW.Warpigs worm that contains backdoor Trojan functionality. It attempts to copy itself to computers that have weak administrator passwords.

The backdoor functionality is accomplished by connecting to a specific mIRC server and joining a specific channel to receive instructions. The default ports are 6666 and 6667.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 20, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 20, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 23, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kevin Ha

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