ESET, global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers, today published the threat report for India for the month of June 2013 by revealing the findings of a daily survey by ThreatSense.Net®. It is the ‘in-the-cloud’ malware collection system utilizing data from users of ESET solutions worldwide. ESET has reported that INF/Autorun.gen has increasingly harming ESET users, for several different reasons.
ESET worldwide survey of 100 billion computer users uncovers some alarming attitudes towards INF/Autorun.gen – a generic detection for an “autorun.inf” file created by malware. It can spread through spam, email attachments, malicious websites, unsafe downloads and many other ways.
ESET also reports that INF/Autorun.gen is the generic malware which was highly affecting even for the month May 2013.