AutoRun.AEC Description

AutoRun.AEC is a network worm that attempts to spread across existing networks by exploiting computers with weak or default passwords. AutoRun.AEC may also be distributed via e-mail as a malicious e-mail attachment or link. AutoRun.AEC creates a start-up registry entry on an infected computer, making it difficult to manually remove. AutoRun.AEC will cause a computer's performance to deteriorate and drop other malicious files onto an infected system. A reliable malware removal tool should be used to automatically remove AutoRun.AEC.

Aliases: USBcillin [Symantec], W32/AutoRun-AEC [Sophos], Medium Risk Malware, Artemis!1FE4FEF9E7CA [McAfee+Artemis], Virus.Win32.Trojan [Ikarus], Win32/VMalum.FNNJ [eTrust-Vet], Win32.USBcillin [eSafe] and Virus.Win32.Trojan!IK [a-squared].

Technical Information

File System Details

AutoRun.AEC creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 USBcillin.exe 131,072 1fe4fef9e7cac62075f79e7c09ff6a7a

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