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 mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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