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  3. W32.HLLW.Cult.P@mm


Risk Level 2: Low

February 29, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:18:09 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Cult.P@mm is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to randomly generated email addresses. The worm also has IRC Trojan functionality that allows an attacker to control your computer by using Internet Relay Chat (IRC).

The email message has the following characteristics:

Subject: Hello , I sent you a beautiful Love Card ^_*
Attachment: BeautyLove.pif

This threat is compressed with FSG.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 29, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 29, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 29, 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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