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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Jun 08, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: W32/Tupym.worm (McAfee) WORM_SOHANAD.SM (Trend Micro) Worm.Win32.AutoRun.fnc (Kaspersky) W32/AutoRun-AOA (Sophos) W32.Imaut (Symantec)


Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

This worm can stop some processes from working on your PC. It can also delete your system restore points.

It spreads through malicious links in instant messages sent through Yahoo Messenger and Google Talk. It can also spread through network or removable drives, such as USB flash drives.

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden malware.

Get more help

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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