Posted: February 5, 2013
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 5/10
Infected PCs 55

Worm:Win32/Vobfus.NI Description

Worm:Win32/Vobfus.NI is a worm that circulates via network drives and removable drives by replicating itself. Worm:Win32/Vobfus.NI may also drop and run arbitrary files on the infected computer system. When installed, Worm:Win32/Vobfus.NI makes system changes on the compromised PC by modifying the Windows Registry. Worm:Win32/Vobfus.NI also creates the registry entry so that it can run automatically every time you start Windows. It prevents Windows Explorer from showing hidden files: It also disables Automatic Updates: Downloads and runs arbitrary files. Worm:Win32/Vobfus.NI may contact a distant server to check where it can download other files.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:

file.exe File name: file.exe
Size: 233.47 KB (233472 bytes)
MD5: 80c94b741ff389c947826fe7c6b18ea5
Detection count: 58
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 11, 2013

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