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Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 11, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:02:32 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Ganter.c [KAV], W32/Gant.gen@MM [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

W32.Redzed@mm is a mass-mailing worm that has password-stealing capabilities. The email will have a variable subject line and attachment name chosen from a hard-code list. The attachment will have either a .exe or .pif file extension.

This worm also spreads through various file-sharing networks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 11, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 11, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 11, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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