- March 6, 2005
- February 13, 2007 12:34:43 PM
Also Known As:
- Win32.Bropia.T [Computer Assoc, IM-Worm.Win32.Kelvir.a [Kasper, W32/Kelvir.worm.b [McAfee], W32/Kelvir-B [Sophos], WORM_KELVIR.A [Trend Micro]
W32.Kelvir.A is a worm that spreads through Windows and MSN Messenger. The worm attempts to download and execute a variant of W32.Spybot.Worm.
The worm arrives in a Windows Messenger window with a link to the file cute.pif.
Note: Virus definitions version 70306r (extended version 3/6/2005 rev. 18) or greater are required to detect this threat.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 6, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version March 6, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 6, 2005
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Writeup By: Maryl Magee