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Autorun Worm Invades ZIP files


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#1 quietman7

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Posted 06 June 2009 - 07:16 AM

Stealth technique used by malware is considered a core characteristic which has been developed, improved, redesigned, and reused. Michael Tants, Threat Researcher at Regional TrendLabs in Europe, has notified us of a worm that has a unique way of hiding: on infection, WORM_AUTORUN.JFZ writes a copy of itself in every ZIP-compressed file it finds on a system.

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Posted 07 June 2009 - 10:27 PM

......ugh....ew......autorun worms....and they're getting worse.

Does it still affect people who have their computers vaccinated or will it still bypass is what I wonder....

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 12:31 PM

From the article, it looks like one protection is to change Windows default settings so that all extensions are seen.

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