1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. PHP.Redz


October 24, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:37:34 AM

This is a short script virus that is written in PHP script. (PHP is a server-side scripting language that is used for dynamic Web page generation.) The virus attempts to infect files that are on the local computer and that have the .php, .htm, or .html file extensions.

This virus does not have a damaging payload.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 26, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 26, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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