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AUTORUN WORM REPORTED IN THE WILD

Virus Name  : Worm.Win32.Autorun.Vmd

Alias             : WORM_AUTORUN.CZ , W32/Autorun.Worm.Gen, Autorun Worm, W32.SillyFDC, Mal/SillyFDC-A

Virus type    : Worm

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     Autorun worm spreads by copying itself to removable storage devices like pen drives. It also drops several copies of itself in the infected system and network drives. Additionally it attempts to place autorun.inf in the root directory. So that infected file will be executed next time when the drive is accessed.

                     When the worm file is executed, copies itself to Windows folder with a random file name in the background. Then it modifies registry services section to load automatically on the next startup. Autorun worm creates following file in the removable drive like pen drive

<Pen Drive Root>\autorun.inf

                     Several variants of Autorun worm reported in the wild. It is also known as WORM_AUTORUN.CZ , W32/Autorun.Worm.Gen, Autorun Worm, W32.SillyFDC, Mal/SillyFDC-A

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Autorun worm in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats. 

How to remove this worm?

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