Published Aug 03, 2010 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Worm:Win32/Vobfus.gen!A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: W32/Vobfus.E.gen!Eldorado (Command) Worm/Generic.BNDU (AVG) TR/Drop.PicHut.B (Avira) Trojan.Autorun.ATA (BitDefender) Win32/Vobfus.FB (CA) Win32.HLLW.Autoruner.25109 (Dr.Web) Win32/AutoRun.VB.RP (ESET) Worm.Win32.VBNA.akzw (Kaspersky) Downloader-CJX.gen.g (McAfee) W32/VobfusLNK.A (Panda) W32/Dulkis-A (Sophos) W32.Changeup.C (Symantec) WORM_VBNA.SMN (Trend Micro) Worm.VBNA.Gen.3 (VirusBuster)

Summary

Win32/Vobfus.gen!A is a generic detection certain variants of Win32/Vobfus, a worm that spreads via removable drives and downloads and executes arbitrary files. Downloaded files may include additional malware.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as Microsoft Security Essentials, or the Microsoft Safety Scanner. For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/security/antivirus/av.aspx.
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