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Risk Level 1: Very Low

February 13, 2007 11:59:16 AM
Also Known As:
Arriba.1590.a [Kaspersky], ARRIBA [Trend], Arriba-1590 [Sophos]
Systems Affected:

Arriba is a DOS-based, memory resident, polymorphic virus that does little but replicate itself. When Arriba is triggered, the following message scrolls:

Cara al sol con la camisa nueva
que tu bordaste rojo ayer hallaras
la muerte si te llega y no te
vuelvo a ver formare junto a
mis comañeros que hacen guardia
sobre los luceros impasible el ademan
y están presentes en nuestro afan si
te dicen que cai me fui al puesto que
tengo alli volveran banderas victoriosas
al paso alegre de la paz y seran prendidas
cinco rosas las flechas de mi paz volvera
a reir la primavera que por cielo y tierra
y mar esperan arriba a España y a vencer,
que en España empieza a

20-N-90 Spain Jaws & Shark ARRIBA ESPAÑA

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 19, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 19, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 19, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 19, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
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