1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.HLLP.Belzy@mm


December 24, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:15:30 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLP.Belzy@mm is a mass-mailing worm which sends itself to all contacts in the Microsoft Outlook address book. It also prepends itself to certain files.

The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: Merry Christmas!
Message: You've probably received enough e-cards. Here's a nice Christmas screensaver instead :)
Attachment: xmas.scr

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 31, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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