Threat Description

Virus:​W32/Divvi

Details

Aliases:Virus.Win32.Tupac.a
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform:W32

Summary



"Divvi" is a file infecting virus that does not currently appear to be spreading in the wild. If active, Divvi will launch a denial of service (DoS) attack against F-Secure on the 28th day of each month.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



Divvi is a virus that infects EXE-files. When run, it displays the following messagebox:

Divvi also attempts to copy itself to removable drives and set an autorun file to enable itself to spread.Divvi also contains the following strings:

  • Mikko cut ur ponytail
  • Divinorum
  • *** Sadafa elte7am !!! ****
  • doG saW madaS
  • Coded by: Berniee!2007

On the 28th day of each month the virus will attempt to start a Denial of Service (DoS) attack against F-Secure.



Detection


F-Secure Anti-Virus detects this malware with the following updates:
Detection Type: PC
Database: 2007-10-12_04




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