AutoCAD Worm

A worm that steals AutoCAD drawings has been detected. The industrial espionage malware has appeared mainly in Peru and neighboring countries where it appears to have infected more than 10,000 computers. The firm that first detected the malware is calling it ACAD/Medre.A; it appears to have stolen tens of thousands of drawings, sending them to an email address registered with a Chinese provider. The email accounts that were being used in the attack have been closed.

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