Redepmtion is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
Redepmtion prevents access from programs to websites of several companies related with security tools (antivirus programs, firewalls, etc.).
Redepmtion redirects attempts to access web pages of certain banks to spoofed pages, with the aim of logging information entered by the user in these pages.
Redepmtion redirects attempts to access several web pages to a specific IP address.
Redepmtion does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.
Redepmtion uses the following infection strategies:
- Direct action: it infects a specific number of executable files every time the virus activates, without going memory resident.