A day after security Kaspersky Lab researchers detailed a state-sponsored hacking campaign with ties to Stuxnet, an online posting has been spotted in which one of the victims pleaded for help.
“How do I stop this virus infecting my computer?” someone with the username dkk wrote in a forum in July 2010. “You insert the USB thumbdrive, the computer gets infected. Even when the patches has been applied, and autorun and autoplay has been turned off. The weirdest thing of all is, there is in fact no autorun.inf on the root of the infected USB drive.”
He went on to say the USB drive contained seven files all ending in *.lnk, along with a file called fanny.bmp. Sadly, no one ever responded.
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