ALS/Bursted [Threat Name] go to Threat

ALS/Bursted.AJ [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan,virus
Size 2803 B
Aliases ALS.Bursted.B (Symantec)
  Trojan.Acad.Bursted.V (BitDefender)
Short description

ALS/Bursted.AJ is a trojan that spreads as automatically loaded AutoCAD script in accompaniment with *.dwg document.

Installation

ALS/Bursted.AJ arrives into the computer as automatically loaded AutoCAD file acad.lsp in accompaniment with *.dwg document.


When the *.dwg document file is opened the program code of infiltration is executed automatically.


The trojan searches for file acad.exe and then copies itself/file acad.lsp into the folder containing searched file.


This causes the malware to spread automatically when opening AutoCAD application.

Spreading

When the AutoCAD is launched the trojan copies itself into document folder as "acad.lsp" .

Other information

The trojan may block saving the *.dwg document.


The trojan may display a fake error message:

  • FATAL ERROR: Unhandled Access Violation Reading 0x0000 Exception 8f89cedh Does anyone know why it ...

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