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This page shows details and results of our analysis on the malware W32/HLLP.17408a

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Threat Detail

  • Malware Type: Virus
  • Malware Sub-type: Parasitic
  • Protection Added: 2003-01-08

This is a virus detection. Viruses are programs that self-replicate recursively, meaning that infected systems spread the virus to other systems, which then propagate the virus further. While many viruses contain a destructive payload, it's quite common for viruses to do nothing more than spread from one system to another.

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AVERT considers this to be a low risk threat.

Detection is already included in the Daily DAT files (beta) .

Modifications made to the system Registry and/or INI files for the purposes of hooking system startup, will be successfully removed if cleaning with the recommended engine and DAT combination (or higher).

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