AUTORUN.INF


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AUTORUN.INF

A Windows text file that is stored in the root directory of an optical disc or USB drive that identifies the program to automatically run when it is inserted into the computer. See AutoRun and Win AutoRun.
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This spreads by linking to an infected executable from the Autorun.
The basic technique used for malware infection is as follows: Windows uses the Autorun.
The worm W32/LiarVBA- worm hunts for removable drives such as floppy disks and USB memory sticks (as well as spreading via network shares), and then creates a hidden file called autorun.
As the drive is accessed, the system processes autorun.
Next, the tool will remove Conficker Services, Conficker AutoRun.