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It modifies the website that is displayed when Internet is accessed, changing it to Raila Odinga's official website, a Kenyan politician. It prevents several applications from being run, such as the Task Manager and MSN Messenger. It spreads via email.
|First detected on:||Jan. 8, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 8, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Raiodin.A is a worm that modifies the website that is displayed when Internet Explorer, Firefox or Opera browsers are run, changing it to Raila Odinga's official website, a Kenyan politician.
Additionally, it prevents the user from running the following programs:
- Task Manager, which would prevent the users from viewing the processes that are being run.
- Windows Registry Editor.
- MSN Messenger.
- MSConfig, which allows the system configuration to be modified.
Raiodin.A spreads via email ans sends a message that contains a copy of itself to all the contacts included in the user's Address book.
Raiodin.A is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in a message with the following charateristics:
VOTE RAILA ODINGA FOR PRESIDENT 2007!
VOTE RAILA ODINGA FOR PRESIDENT 2007. YOUR AGENT FOR CHANGE! WWW.RAILA07.COM.