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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 4, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:59:06 AM
Also Known As:

Rupe1.923 is a small, encrypted, non-memory-resident virus, which infects only .com files. When an infected file is run, it searches the current directory for .com files and infects the first clean one that it finds. On July 18, before going into an infinite loop, the virus displays the following text:

!Hola! yo soy Ruperto y hoy 18 de Julio es el día de mi activación

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 9, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 9, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 9, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 9, 2001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
Writeup By: SARC Engineer

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