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



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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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