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It carries out several modifications in the Windows Registry, in order to disable applications such as the Task Manager and to prevent users from viewing the hidden files. It spreads through the removable drives making copies of itself in them.
|First detected on:||Nov. 21, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 24, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Autorun.JOE is a worm that carries out several modifications in the Windows Registry, which prevent the user from viewing the processes that are being run through the Task Manager, and the hidden files and the hidden files of the system.
Autorun.JOE can reach the computer attached to an email message. Additionally, it spreads through removable drives making copies of itself in them.
Autorun.JOE is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.