Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

Short description
INF/Conficker is generic detection of the AUTORUN.INF configuration file created by Win32/Conficker .
Other information
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 file(s) may have the System (S) and Hidden (H) attributes present in attempt to hide the file in Windows Explorer.