Threat Description



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


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.


Automatic action

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


Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.

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.


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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