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It spreads and affects other computers.
It sends the information it has captured to a remote user.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Oct. 24, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 24, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Autorun.DL is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy:
It sends the gathered information to a remote user by any available means: email, FTP, etc.
Autorun.DL does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.