Published Mar 10, 2015|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Worm:Win32/Vermis.gen!lnk

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: LNK/Autorun (AVG) LNK/Rorpian.B!Camelot (Command) Win32.HLLW.Autoruner.59834 (Dr.Web) Win32/Dorkbot.D worm (ESET) LNK/Dorkbot.D!tr (Fortinet) Trojan.WinLNK (Ikarus) Trojan.WinLNK.Runner.ea (Kaspersky) Mal/DorkLnk-A (Sophos) LNK_DORKBOT.SMCV (Trend Micro)

Summary

Microsoft security software detects and removes this worm.

Worms automatically spread to other PCs. Typically, this threat gets installed onto your PC through other worms when you visit a compromised webpage.

This is a generic detection for malicious .INF and .LNK files dropped by different worms, such as IRCBot, Phorpiex, Dorkbot, Caphaw, etc.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

 

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