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[25 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]
Autorun Eater – Find And Delete Autorun.inf

As the name suggests, Autorun Eater is a free tool which is meant to kill the Autorun.inf files. Malware and other cyber threats are increasing each day. “Autorun.inf” is one of such infected file which usually comes into your computer from pen drives, flash drives or any other external storage devices.
If you insert any of such infected external memory devices to it, your computer instantly gets infected byu Autorun.inf file. Autorun Eater is an amazing tool which informs you when “autorun.inf” enters your system and helps you by eliminating it …

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[27 Jun 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Increase USB Security With USB Cop

This is a guest post written by Rono, one of our most faithful and prolific readers and commentators. What Rono forgot to mention about USBCop is that it’s open source! 🙂 I’ve had a few problems with autorun files lately on my USB stick, so this program might be a very useful one.
The Autorun feature is a big security risk on the Windows operating system. It is a risk even if you are the only person accessing the computer. Remember the Sony rootkit incident a while ago? Guess how Sony …