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It steals the passwords stored in certain folders of the affected user's computer. Then, it sends the information to its author. It spreads via email and through the system drives.
|First detected on:||Aug. 26, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 27, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Autorun.ADF is a worm which is designed to steal the passwords stored in certain folders of the computer. Then, it sends the information to its author.
Autorun.ADF spreads through the following means:
- making copies of itself in the available system drives.
Autorun.ADF is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an email message which contains an attached file called MY COMPLETED DOWNLDFX.EXE.
When this file is run, an image is displayed with instructions about how to apply for a US visa: