Virus:​W32/Divvi

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEVirus
DATE DISCOVERED2007-10-10 13:15:19.0

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.



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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

Description Created: 2007-11-05 10:35:46.0

Description Last Modified: 2007-11-06 08:37:53.0

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