Published Dec 03, 2009|Updated Aug 22, 2017

Win32/Hamweq

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: BKDR_HAMWEQ (Trend Micro)

Summary

Win32/Hamweq is a worm that spreads via removable drives, such as USB memory sticks. It contains an IRC-based backdoor, which may be used by a remote attacker to order the affected machine to participate in Distributed Denial of Service attacks, or to download and execute arbitrary files.
 
 

 

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