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Fotodesn is a worm that spreads by mailing itself out to all of the contacts in the infected computer's address book.
The file that carries the worm is called CERTIFICATE.PDF.EXE and shows a gif file icon in order to make the user think that it is a photograph. This worm has a destructive payload, which includes deleting files with certain extensions or formatting the affected computer's hard disk.
This worm spreads via e-mail by sending itself out (via MAPI) to all the contacts in the Addres Book. The messages will have the following characteristics:
Tal como te prometí;te envío mi foto en el archivo adjunto....
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