Worm.Autorun

Short bio

Worm.Autorun is our detection name for worms that spread by altering the autorun.inf file on removable media, such as USB drives, in order to infect every system they are connected to.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Worm.Autorun using real time protection.

block Worm.Autorun

Malwarebytes blocks Worm.Autorun

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Worm.Autorun 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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