Aliases: Mariposa botnet (other)
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.
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:
Remember to scan any removable or portable drives. If you have Microsoft security software, see this topic on our software help page:
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.