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  1. Randy_Bell

    Randy_Bell Registered Member

    May 24, 2002
    Santa Clara, CA
    Symantec Security Response - W32.HLLW.Shydy

    W32.HLLW.Shydy is a worm that attempts to spread through the KaZaA file-sharing network.

    The worm is written in Microsoft Visual Basic, version 6, and is packed with UPX. The VB run-time libraries must be installed for it to execute.

    Type: Worm
    Infection Length: varies
    Systems Affected: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Me
    Systems Not Affected: Macintosh, OS/2, UNIX, Linux

    (see above link for technical details and removal instructions)
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