Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||Oct. 24, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 2, 2010|
Rimecud.AM is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
Rimecud.AM uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.