Threat Description

Divi

Details

Aliases: Divi, Tracker
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: X97M

Summary



X97M/Divi is an Excel macro virus.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.



Technical Details




Variant:Divi.A

When an infected workbook is opened, this macro virus creates an infected workbook to the Excel's startup directory, "BASE5874.XLS".

After that all closed or saved workbooks are infected.

The virus also adds an variable to every infected workbook. The variable starts with a string "IVID" and ends with a hex number.

Beside that, the virus does nothing but replicate.


Variant:Divi.B

X97M/Divi.B is functionally identical with X97M/Divi.A.


Variant:Divi.C

Divi.C is functionally the same as Divi.A


Variant:Divi.D

When an infected workbook is opened, X97M/Divi.D creates an infected workbook to the Excel's startup directory, "874.XLS". Otherwise this variant is functionally identical with X97M/Divi.A.





Technical Details: Katrin Tocheva and Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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