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Threat LevelModerate threat
DistributionNot widespread
Common name:Bymer
Technical name:W32/Bymer
Threat level:Low
Alias:W32.HLLW.Bymer, Worm.Bymer.a
Effects:  It does not carry out destructive actions in the computers it infects.

First detected on:Aug. 22, 2002
Detection updated on:Oct. 2, 2002

Brief Description 


Bymer is a worm that spreads rapidly through computer networks.

Apart from its huge capacity to spread, Bymer does not carry out any destructive actions in the computers it infects.

Visible Symptoms 


Bymer does not give any clear indication that it has reached or infected a computer.