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It allows to get into the affected computer.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||July 29, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||July 29, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Autorun.AM is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
Autorun.AM 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.