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[8 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
iKill – Freeware Security Program for Removable Drives

This is a guest post written by Rono, a freeware enthusiast and faithful reader and commentator of this blog.
iKill 1.2 is a freeware program that protects your system from viruses in your removable drives. The program scans your system, searching for removable drives.
If found, it scans for any autorun.inf file in those drives. Then it scans them. If they´re dangerous, it asks you if you want to remove that files. (If AutoProtect is selected, it will automatically delete the files, without asking.)

In most of the cases, there is no use …

Guest Post, open source, security »

[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 …