Published Nov 03, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Virus.Acad.Pobresito (Kaspersky) ACAD/Pobresito (McAfee) ACAD.Pobresito (Symantec) ACAD/Pobresito (Avira) AL/Pobresito-A (Sophos) ACM_EXTACISA (Trend Micro)


Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat is written in AutoLISP, a scripting language for automating AutoCAD tasks. It can erase the content of an AutoCAD drawing and replace it with a message from the malware author.

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.

Get more help

The official AutoCAD website has more advice for malware affecting this program:

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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