Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.
This family of worms can download other malware onto your PC, including:
Vobfus worms can be downloaded by other malware or spread via removable drives, such as USB flash drives.
See the Win32/Vobfus family description for more information.
Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
This threat tries to use the Windows Autorun function to spread via removable drives, like USB flash drives. You can disable Autorun to prevent worms from spreading:
Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have Microsoft security software, see this topic on our software help page:
This threat may make lasting changes to a PC's configuration that are NOT restored by detecting and removing this threat. For more information on returning an infected PC to its pre-infected state, please see the following articles:
You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.
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