Image via Wikipedia I have long detested the Windows autorun dialog which opens up when you insert removable media into the machine. The autorun feature has been heavily leveraged by all and sundry. The infamous Sony rootkit fiasco used that, … Continued
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Tip #0 – don’t expect that your Windows malware scanner, super Mr. Security Guard to always know every malware and to always be able to spring into action in the nick of time.
Tip #1 – do it on somebody else’s machine to check out the USB Flash drive
Tip #2 – Disable Windows autorun on all drives.
Tip #3 – Boot Puppy Linux or Ubuntu LiveCD to check out the USB Flash drive
Tip #4 – If you can, run Windows XP in Limited User mode and don’t switch off User Access Control (UAC) just because you think it’s inconvenient.