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February 1, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:49:02 AM
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W32.Redesi.C@mm is a mass-mailing worm written in Visual Basic. This worm sends itself to all the contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book.

W32.Redesi.C@mm is a variant of W32.Redesi.B@mm. This variant arrives as a forwarded message, and in many cases, an individual you may know sends the message. The forwarded message has been crafted so that it appears to be an authentic security update from Microsoft.

This variant has a few FW (forwarded subject lines) it can choose from.

Such forwarded messages are not from Microsoft. Microsoft does not send patches or updates by email.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 4, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 4, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 6, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Gor Nazaryan

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