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It spreads and affects other computers.
, via mapped drives, through shared network resourcesand also by being downloaded by other malware.
|First detected on:||Nov. 22, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 19, 2009|
Autorun.AML is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
Autorun.AML uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Computer networks (mapped drives): it creates copies of itself in mapped drives.
- Computer networks (shared resources): it creates copies of itself in shared network resources to which it has access.
- It is dropped or downloaded to the computer by other malware specimens, for example: Ircflood.DK.