Most of the virus infections are caused due to virus spreading through pen drives, memory cards and other USB drives. Many of these viruses use autorun.inf viruses which cause the infection because of a small autorun.inf files which triggers the virus files on your pen drive.
When you double click on your USB pen drive icon to open the drive in windows explorer these autorun.inf files run the viruses files and copy them to your computer to cause virus infection.
In this post we will talk about a tool called “USB Autorun Blocker” to protect your computer from pen drive viruses.
Lets find out how does this tool protect your computer from autorun.inf viruses.
USB Autorun Blocker is a very light program, low on eating system resources. It gets loaded automatically into system memory.
How does USB protects from viruses in USB pen drive?
When ever you connect a new drive to your computer which contains autorun.inf viruses, it automatically renames autorun.inf files on the device and changes the attribute of autorun.inf file to be normal and visible to the user.
As a result you can delete the autorun.inf files on the drive and also delete all other virus files on the USB drive, whose names are their in the autorun.inf files code.
1. Ninja Pendisk USB Protection Tool
2. USB Firewall For USB Virus Protection