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Microsoft security software detects and removes this family of threats.
This family of can download other malware onto your PC, including:worms
Vobfus worms can be downloaded by other malware or spread via removable drives, such as USB flash drives.
Use the following free software to detect and remove this threat:Microsoft
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
This threat tries to use the function to spread via removable drives, like flash drives. You can disable to prevent worms from spreading:Windows AutorunUSBAutorun
Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have security software, see this topic on our software help page:Microsoft
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:
If you’re using , see our .Windows XPWindows XP end of support page
- Windows Defender Antivirus Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 Microsoft Security Essentials Windows 7 Windows Vista for , or for and
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
- Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool