USB/Pen drives and removable hard disks are now commonly used for transporting personal data or work files from one computer to another. They have considerable storage capacity and are great for productivity. However, as the storage device is so common and easily used, the percentage of the drive being infected by viruses and trojans has also increased substantially. Once an infected USB drives is plugged into computer, the worms in it will spread through the whole system.
To minimize the risk of the PC being infected by usb viruses, first step is always to minimize and control the damages and this means isolating autorun.inf file from the removable dievice and blocking acces to it. And you may also give USB Guardian a try.
USB Guardian is a USB Worms and Virus Scan Tool which prevents your computer to get Infected with nasty viruses and worms. It allows you to safely enjoy file sharing using just an USB thumb drive by constantly scanning the USB port for a new removable storage device and this has led to a very small resource consumption when idle (which makes up to 99.5% from it’s time). USB Guardian is able to identify which USB flash drive is inserted and it detects potentially dangerous files on the drive.
Having locked all resources which are suspicous, the user can utilize the thumb drive as he/she sees fit without worrying about the dangerous executable files. Movies, mp3s, documents and pictures can be copied from one computer to another without worrying of getting infected with worms and viruses trough USB drive.
Download USB Guardian to protect your PC against USB viruses in no time. The interface of USB Guardian is very clean and well organized so that one can access all functions with minimum effort. You can enjoy the full benefits of USB Guardian for FREE .