- March 5, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:14:29 PM
W32.HLLW.Heycheck is a worm that attempts to spread using Microsoft Instant Messenger and peer-to-peer file sharing networks. This worm acts as a Web server on an infected computer, accepting connections on port 80 and sending a link to the worm in response to HTTP requests.
The existence of the file C:\Card.exe is an indication of possible infection.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 8, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version March 8, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 10, 2004
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Writeup By: Heather Shannon