October 18, 2001

'Redesi' worm reformats hard drives

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet: "A worm disguising itself as a security patch for Microsoft products will in fact reformat
the victim's C: drive. The Redesi worm spreads by e-mail under a number of guises, and
is set to trigger on November 11, 2001. But not all PCs are vulnerable to the worst of its
effects, and there is an easy way to stop the damage."


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