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Its main objective is to spread through USB storage devices. In order to do so, it makes copies of itself in the USB devices connected to a computer affected by this worm.
|First detected on:||April 10, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||July 24, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
UsbStorm.A is a worm whose main objective is to spread through USB devices.
Additionally, it attempts to connect to a certain website in order to download updates of itself.
UsbStorm.A spreads through USB devices by making copies of itself in them. When an infected USB device is connected to other computer, UsbStorm.A is activated, goes memory resident and remains waiting for a USB device to be connected.
UsbStorm.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.