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W32.Kelvir.B

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 7, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:34:45 PM
Also Known As:
IM-Worm.Win32.Kelvir.b [Kasper, W32/Kelvir.worm.c [McAfee], W32/Kelvir-C [Sophos], WORM_KELVIR.B [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Kelvir.B is a worm that spreads through Windows Messenger and MSN Messenger and attempts to download and execute a variant of W32.Spybot.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 7, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 7, 2005
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 7, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 7, 2005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 7, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ka Chun Leung

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