Worm creeps into computers via USB ports
Security Experts at MicroWorld Technologies inform that they are witnessing increased incidents of a Worm with Trojan capabilities infecting Enterprise systems and home computers, in the last two weeks.
The Worm “Win32.Agent.wj’ copies itself to the root folder of USB flash Drives, MP3 players or other removable storage devices in the machine. Then the worm moves on to create “autorun.inf’ configuration file which activates the malicious code as soon as the infected drive is plugged into another computer.
Every time an infected computer is started, the worm too is run automatically and a text in Chinese is displayed on the desktop for some time. Internally, the Worm conceals itself with the help of Windows “SetFileAttributes” and tries to evade detection.