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New Email Worm with Backdoor Capabilities!

Posted By : Michal of Data Doctors on April 4, 2003

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Symantec response reports W32.HLLW.Cult.C@mm level 2 email worm with backdoor capabilities found on 4-2-03!

This question was answered on April 4, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

W32.HLLW.Cult.C@mm is an email worm that has backdoor capabilities It uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to randomly generated recipient names at these domains:

The email message has the following characteristics:

Subject: Hi, I sent you an eCard from


Hi , I sent you an eCard from To view your eCard, open the attachment

If you have any comments or questions, please visit http:/ /

Thanks for using

Attachment: BlueMountaineCard.pif

All Windows operating systems are affected.

Get complete instruction on protection and removal from Symantec at:

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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on April 4, 2003

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