Worm.AutoRun.FLDGen

Short bio

Worm.AutoRun.FLDGen is the generic detection for a worm with Autorun capabilities. Variants of this worm create an icon for their executable which look exactly like folder icons.

folder icon executable

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Worm.AutoRun.FLDGen using real time protection.

block Worm.AutoRun.FLDGen

Malwarebytes blocks Worm.AutoRun.FLDGen

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Worm.AutoRun.FLDGen without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

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