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Word97.Rebooter

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Word97.Rebooter
Technical name:Trj/Word97.Rebooter
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It causes the computer to continuously restart.>

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Affected platforms:

Windows XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

Detection updated on:Dec. 2, 2003
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Word97.Rebooter is a Trojan that, when it has carried out its infection, continually restarts the affected computer.

Word97.Rebooter does not use any specific means to spread. It can reach the computer through any of the means normally used by viruses: CD-ROMs, e-mail messages with infected attachments, computer networks, Internet downloads, FTP, floppy disks, etc.

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Visible Symptoms 

    

Word97.Rebooter reaches computers in a self-extracting file with a RAR format, which is compressed with UPX. Therefore, this file will have following icon: