Published Sep 08, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Worm:Win32/Vobfus.ABA

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat is a member of the Win32/Vobfus family of worms. Some of these worms can download and run files on your PC.

They spread via network and removable drives.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:

Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.

Disable Autorun

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:

Scan removable drives

Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have Microsoft security software, see this topic on our software help page:

Get more help

You can also see our advanced troubleshooting page for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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