Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
|Effects: ||It fills the screen with colored lines and displays a message.|
|First detected on:||March 22, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||July 18, 2002|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Country of origin:||CZECH REPUBLIC|
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.
Cervivec is easy to recognize as:
- It fills the screen of the affected computer with colored lines:
- It displays a warning message: