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Torvil.B

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Torvil.B
Technical name:W32/Torvil.B.worm
Threat level:Low
Alias:I-Worm.Torvil.d,, W32/Torvil.D, W32/Torvil@MM, W32.HLLW.Torvel.B@mm
Type:Worm
Effects:  It ends processes belonging to system monitoring, antivirus and firewall applications.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Oct. 23, 2003
Detection updated on:April 7, 2010
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Torvil.B is a dangerous worm, as when it has affected a computer, it prevents any program from being run.

Torvil.B mainly spreads via e-mail, P2P applications, such as KaZaA or Xolox, and the chat channels IRC or ICQ.

Torvil.B is sometimes easy to identify, as it can reach computers in a message with one of the following attached files: YOURWIN.BAT, PROBSOLV.DOC.PIF, FLT-XB5.RAR.PIF, DOCUMENT.DOC.PIF, SEXINTHECITY.SCR, TORVIL.PIF, WIN$HITRULEZ.PIF, SEXY.JPG, FLT-IXB23.ZIP, READIT.DOC.PIF, DOCUMENT1.DOC.PIF, ATTACHMENT.ZIP, MESSAGE.ZIP or Q723523_W9X_WXP_X86_EN.EXE.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Torvil.B is easy to identify, as it displays the following message on screen when it is run: