Mark Joseph Manahan
Win32/AutoRun.Agent.AGC worm (Eset), W32/Autorun.worm.c (McAfee), Worm:Win32/Rombrast (Microsoft),
Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
03 Dec 2012
04 Dec 2012
Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.
Remove the malware/grayware file dropped/downloaded by WORM_ROMBRAST.AD
Restart in Safe Mode
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product and note files detected as WORM_ROMBRAST.AD
Delete this registry value
Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.
Search and delete these folders
Search and delete AUTORUN.INF files created by WORM_ROMBRAST.AD that contain these strings
Restart in normal mode and scan your computer with your Trend Micro product for files detected as WORM_ROMBRAST.AD. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.