Threat Description

Hantaner

Details

Aliases:Hantaner, Win32.HLLP.Hantaner, HLLP.Hantaner.A
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform:W32

Summary



Hantaner is a prepending virus. There exist packed and non-packed variants of Hantaner. The virus infects files in Kazaa P2P (peer-to-peer) client shared folder.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



Hantaner writes itself in front of executable files in that folder (prepending infection). When someone downloads and runs a file from an infected computer, he/she also becomes infected with the virus.



Detection


F-Secure Anti-Virus can detect and disinfect Hantaner virus with the following updates:
Database: 2003-09-05_01



Technical Details: Alexey Podrezov; 8th of September, 2003


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