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Risk Level 2: Low

March 22, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:38:40 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Cervivec [KAV], W32/Cervivec@MM [McAfee], WORM_CERVIVEC.A [Trend], W32/Cervivec-A [Sophos], Win32.Cervivec.A [CA], W32/Cervivec.A [Panda], W32/Cervivec.A [F-Secure]
Systems Affected:

W32.Cervivec.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that is written in Delphi. The worm is packed with a known runtime compression program. When executed, the worm attempts to find email addresses belonging to contacts in the ICQ contact list, and then to send email to them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 22, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 7, 2016 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 22, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 8, 2016 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 27, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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