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by Marianna Schmudlach / February 16, 2004 12:43 AM PST

Worm.Win32.Vesser.b, W32.HLLW.Deadhat.B, WORM_DEADHAT.B

Win32 worm

W32/Deadhat-B is a worm that spreads via the SoulSeek file sharing network and computers infected with the W32/MyDoom worm.
W32/Deadhat-B creates a copy of itself in the system folder with the filename msgsrv32.exe and sets the following registry entry so that the worm is run when Windows starts up:


The worm copies itself to the shared folder of an existing SoulSeek installation using the following filenames:

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