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W32.Kelvir.AA

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 18, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:37:18 PM
Also Known As:
IM-Worm.Win32.Kelvir.r [Kasper, W32/Kelvir.worm.gen [McAfee], W32/Kelvir-K [Sophos], TROJ_KILLER.B [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Kelvir.AA is a worm that spreads through MSN Messenger and drops W32.Spybot.NLI. The worm also attempts to lower security settings.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 18, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 18, 2005
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 18, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 18, 2005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 20, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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