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We have been fighting the W32.Changeup family of worms for a long time and have written about it many times   Figure 1. W32.Changeup prevalence   One characteristic of W32.Changeup is that it is written in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 and the viral part of its program code is seen in the program file, but […]

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Recently we have seen a spike in a Visual Basic 6-compiled AutoRun worm family. The family is both client- and server-side polymorphic. (For more on this family, refer to our VIL and Advisory entries.)The W32/Autorun.worm.aaeh family usually gets on a victim’s machine through email spam, Blacole drive-by downloads, or downloads by BackDoor-FJW. From a behavioral perspective, […]

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