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  3. W32.HLLW.Moega.AG


Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 10, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:17:14 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Moega.AG is a variant of W32.HLLW.Moega.E that has backdoor capabilities. It attempts to spread through the local area network. The worm connects to an IRC server to receive further instructions from an attacker.

The W32.HLLW.Moega.AG executable icon looks similar to that of the Windows XP Windows Update executable, Wupdated.exe. See the "Technical Details" section for an illustration.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 10, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 10, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 11, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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