ESET reveals top 8 malware detected in India during OND 2013

8th February 2014 | By Mouseworld Now Correspondent |

New Delhi, India, February 8, 2014: ESET, global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers, has unveiled top threats identified in OND 2013 of India and detailed the analysis of threats in with interesting facts. The report conveys INF/Autorun.gen is the most identified malware with World Activity Peak of 18.82%.

INF/Autorun is generic detection of the AUTORUN.INF configuration file created by malware. The AUTORUN.INF file contains the path to the malware executable. This file is usually dropped into the root folder of available drives in an attempt to autorun a malware executable when the infected drive is mounted. The AUTORUN.INF file(s) may have the System (S) and Hidden (H) attributes present in attempt to hide the file in Windows Explorer.

The chart ‘Threat Analysis of OND 2013′ shows INF/Autorun.gen, took first rank among all threats in OND 2013, in India.

According to ESET, threats are targeting ESET users in a similar way with light variance and blocked new threats in a big way.

LNK/Agent.AK is the threat detected in September 2013, with 3% of World Activity Peak. It is basically a link that concatenates commands to run the real or legitimate application/folder and, additionally runs the threat in the background. It could become the new version of the autorun.inf threat.

Win32/Bundpil.S is a worm that detected in September 2013 with World Activity Peak of 3.96%. It spreads via removable media. The worm contains an URL address, and it tries to download several files from the address. The files are then executed and the HTTP protocol is used. The worm may delete the folders like *.exe, *.vbs, *.pif, *.cmd, *Backup.

All the threats are captured by Threatsense.net.

 

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