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It modifies the Internet Explorer start page changing it to a website which may contain malicious links, from which malware could be downloaded to the affected system. It spreads through the floppy drive of the computer.
|First detected on:||Oct. 2, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 9, 2008|
Autorun.AHS is a worm which modifies the Internet Explorer start page changing it to a website from Sri Lanka which may contain malicious links. If the user follows certain links, malicious files could be downloaded to the computer.
Autorun.AHS spreads by making copies of itself in the floppy drive of the computer.
Autorun.AHS is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.