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W32.HLLW.Sanker

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 22, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:16:35 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.HLLW.Sanker is a worm that can spread through the Kazaa file-sharing network and through IRC. This worm copies itself into a Kazaa-shared folder under various names.

The worm is packed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 23, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 23, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 26, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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