Win32/Bundpil.BO is a computer worm that is being used to target computer users in India. Like many worms, Win32/Bundpil.BO spreads using removable memory devices and similar media. Security analysts have identified Win32/Bundpil.BO among the top threats of 2014 and Win32/Bundpil.BO is one of the newest types of attacks. Still, Win32/Bundpil.BO is not as favored as most threat attacks that exploit AutoRun vulnerabilities in targeted computers. If there is a chance that your computer has been exposed to Win32/Bundpil.BO, PC security researchers strongly advise taking steps to protect your machine with an anti-malware application. Failure to detect and remove Win32/Bundpil.BO may result in the loss of data and additional threats being installed in the infected computer.
Win32/Bundpil.BO and Its Variants Have been Attacking PC Users in Mongolia and Afghanistan Systematically
Bundpil is a threat family that is relatively recent. The Win32/Bundpil.BO variant was first detected in July of 2013 and widespread attacks involving Win32/Bundpil.BO were only first noted in February of 2014. Win32/Bundpil.BO and its variants account currently for about five percent of worldwide threat attacks involving similar threatening components. Win32/Bundpil.BO is especially widespread in Mongolia and Afghanistan, where Win32/Bundpil.BO is the one to be blamed for more than a quarter of all threat attacks.
How Win32/Bundpil.BO's Attacks Work
There are several variants of Win32/Bundpil.BO, all functioning in similar ways. As soon as a removable memory device infected with Win32/Bundpil.BO is inserted into the infected computer, Win32/Bundpil.BO may automatically install copies of itself on all local directories, searching especially for other removable memory devices and shared folders. Win32/Bundpil.BO includes a URL to which Win32/Bundpil.BO connects and attempts to download its configuration files and other threats. Win32/Bundpil.BO connects to a remote server using the HTTP protocol. The main purpose of Win32/Bundpil.BO is to delete files on the victim's computer. Win32/Bundpil.BO may search for EXE, VBS, PIF, CMD and BACKUP files on the victim's computer and delete them as part of its attack. This makes Win32/Bundpil.BO quite destructive and potentially risky for the infected computer, the main reason Win32/Bundpil.BO should be removed at once.
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- Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
- Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
- Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
- IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.
This article is provided "as is" and to be used for educational information purposes only. By following any instructions on this article, you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. We make no guarantees that this article will help you completely remove the malware threats on your PC. Spyware changes regularly; therefore, it is difficult to fully clean an infected machine through manual means.