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W32.HLLW.Deadhat.B

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 12, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:17:25 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Deadhat.B.worm [Panda]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.HLLW.Deadhat.B:
  • Is a variant of the W32.HLLW.Deadhat worm.
  • Has backdoor capabilities.
  • Attempts to uninstall the W32.Mydoom.A@mm and W32.Mydoom.B@mm worms, and then spread to other systems infected with W32.Mydoom@mm variants.
  • Spreads through the Soulseek file-sharing program.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 13, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 13, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 18, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kevin Ha

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