Thanks are due to my SophosLabs colleague Paul Baccas who today brought my attention to a fairly unusual sighting in the malware world – an AutoCAD virus.
It turns out that Autodesk, the makers of AutoCAD, blogged last week about the emergence of the new virus which can spread via VLX (Virtual Lisp) files. That news didn’t pop up on my radar for one very good reason – it’s not a place I regularly visit! After all, the last time Sophos wrote about AutoCAD malware was over two years ago.
Here’s what AutoDesk are saying about this latest incident on their blog:
However, we did at the end of last month see another piece of AutoCAD malware…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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