Know Your Malware: Rendul Removal

Rendul is a dangerous macro virus that infects Microsoft Word documents. Once executed, Rendul installs itself to the system and creates several infected text documents. Then it runs a payload. The virus lowers Microsoft Word security settings, disables the Windows Firewall, the Task Manager and the Registry Editor, alters system configuration. It also changes mouse settings and deletes all executables, images, text and spreadsheet documents, archives and some other files it finds in the root of the main hard disk, main Windows folder and default system directory. Rendul also deletes vital components of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Powerpoint. The virus may display certain messages and hide the taskbar.

Related files: exemple.doc, girls.doc, information.doc, joke.doc, list.doc, music.doc, news.doc

Rendul properties:
Hides from the user
Stays resident in background Remove Rendul, removal instructions

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 27th January 2006 12:03AM