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Cervivec

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Cervivec
Technical name:W32/Cervivec.A
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  It fills the screen with colored lines and displays a message.

First detected on:March 22, 2002
Detection updated on:July 18, 2002
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Country of origin:CZECH REPUBLIC

Brief Description 

    

Cervivec is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message that always includes an attached file called: WORMS.EXE.

Its effects are more annoying than damaging, as when Cervivec carries out its infection, it fills the screen with colored lines and displays a warning message. This worm sends itself out to all the contacts in the Contact List in the chat program ICQ.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Cervivec is easy to recognize as:

  • It fills the screen of the affected computer with colored lines:

  • It displays a warning message:

  • It reaches computers in an e-mail message with a variable subject and text but with an attachment that is always called: WORMS.EXE.