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|Effects: ||It sends itself to all the contacts in MSN Messenger and creates a large number of files in the computers it infects.|
|First detected on:||July 1, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 29, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Repair utility:||Panda QuickRemover|
Dadinu is a worm that spread via e-mail by sending itself to all the contacts in the Microsoft Messenger Address book.
This worm stands out for its capacity to create a large number of files in the computers it infects.
|It is difficult to know if Dadinu has reached your computer as it is hidden in an e-mail message with variable characteristics.|