An aggressive variant of the VBNA-X "autorun" worm is finding its way onto users' computers, preparing them for further malicious downloads, warns Sophos.
Last week reports came out stating that the Dorkbot worm is now targeting Skype users.
A rather industrious piece of malware that - among other things - paves the way for other malware by disabling AV solutions and software update modules has been spotted spreading via several Instant Messaging applications (ICQ, Skype, GTalk, Pidgin, MSN, YIM) and Facebook: The victims receive a message from an unknown user, offering a link to a funny or interesting video.
ACAD/Medre.A, a worm that steals AutoCAD drawings and sends them to remote servers, was recently discovered infecting a great number of computers in Peru and some other Latin American countries.
Duqu and Flame are not the only pieces of malware interested in grabbing AutoCAD files, says ESET researcher Righard Zwienenberg.
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