Threat Description

Virus: ​W32/Divvi


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Date Discovered: 2007-10-10 13:15:19.0
Aliases: Virus.Win32.Tupac.a


"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.


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

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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.


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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