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.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
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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:
Technical Details:Alexey Podrezov; 8th of September, 2003