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The main objective of VobfusLNK.A is to spread and affect as many computers as possible.
One of the means it uses to spread are the removable devices. It creates the following files in them:
Note: Microsoft has already released the security patch that solves this vulnerability. If you have a Windows 2008/7/Vista/2003/XP computer, it is recommended to download and apply the security patch for this vulnerability. Access the web page for downloading the patch.
VobfusLNK.A creates a random file in the Documents and Settings directory of the user that has logged in, This file is a copy of the worm.
Additionally, VobfusLNK.A creates an AUTORUN.INF file in the mapped drives and in the removable devices that are connected to the computer, in order to ensure its distribution.
VobfusLNK.A creates the following entry in the Windows Registry, in order to be automatically run whenever Windows is started:
VobfusLNK.A modifies the following Windows Registry entry:
VobfusLNK.A spreads through removable devices, like USB keys, and through mapped drives.
VobfusLNK.A is 113,664 bytes in size.