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|Alias:||Code RedII, IIS-Worm.CodeRed.C, CodeRed.2/C, Bady.C|
It blocks and restarts affected computers.
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 18, 2003|
RedCode.IIS is a worm that spreads through computer networks and which affects MS Index Server 2.0, MS Indexing Service and MS Internet Information Server (versions 4.0 and 5.0).
RedCode.IIS is a dangerous worm as it drops a Trojan in affected computers, which allows attackers to gain complete control of the web servers in a network. It can also restart and block computers by flooding their memory.
An indication that you may have been affected by RedCode.IIS is computers restarting for no apparent reason.