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Its main objective is to spread through USB devices. In order to do so, it checks if any device is connected to the computer, and if found, it will infect the device by copying some files in it.
|First detected on:||Feb. 16, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||May 1, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
USBToy is a worm whose main objective is to spread through USB devices.
In order to do so, it checks if there is any USB device connected to the computer. If found, it will infect it by copying two files, which remain hidden, to the device.
If the infected USB is connected to another computer, then, this computer will also be infected by USBToy.
USBToy is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it displays the following image whenever Windows is started:>