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As I wrote in parts one and two of this series of blogs, Java.Cogyeka uses an autorun.inf file to propagate and download an additional module. I was able to get the downloaded module, based on a Java application, even though it took over a week because of the difficulty in establishing a connection with the […]

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2013

Recent months have produced little of interest among worms written in Java and script languages such as JavaScript and VBScript. The main reason behind this was the limited proficiency of the virus writers, whose creations were anything but remarkable. However, a couple of malware samples grabbed our attention; their complexity is testimony to the fact […]

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Malware activity exploiting Autorun on Windows computers has been generating quite a few calls to ESET support lines lately, reminding us that old infection techniques seldom die and USB flash drives can still be an effective means of getting malicious code onto a computer. USB drives can be used to infect computers that automatically execute […]

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