1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Kelvir.BF


Risk Level 2: Low

May 4, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:38:30 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Bropia.{AF, AN, AO} [Computer Associates], IM-Worm.Win32.Kelvir.{af, ai, as, ak} [Kaspersky Lab], W32/Kelvir.worm.gen [McAfee], W32/Kelvir-U [Sophos], WORM_KELVIR.{AH, AQ} [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Kelvir.BF is a worm that downloads a file and sends a message to all MSN messenger contacts on the compromised computer.

You may wish to restart your computer in order to restart security services. Alternatively you can restart these services manually.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 5, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 5, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 11, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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