Virus: A message wishing the recipient a Happy New Year with an attached file of Christmas.exe contains a virus.
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2001]
I can't describe my feelings
Origins: Christmas.exe attachment to the message shown above is mass-mailing worm known as Reeezak that replicates itself by sending messages from infected users' PCs via Microsoft Outlook and
If your PC has been infected, Reeezak should be easy to remove with an anti-virus program such as Norton AntiVirus. See the Computer Associates page linked below for additional information.
|Reeezak (Computer Associates)
Last updated: 29 January 2008