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5 Free Software to protect your USB and PC from USB’s virus.

You have a some files in your computer and your boss want them. Files are too big to send them as a mail so USB is the best option. You plugged in your Boss’s USB and your PC went crazy with viruses. Or let’s suppose you used you own USB rather then Boss’s USB but your boss’s PC wasn’t free of viruses unlike yours and now your USB is filled with viruses. In this article I’ll be going though 5 software ranked alphabetically that will help to protect you USB from catching viruses. Plus will protect your PC getting infected with already infected USB’s Virus. A problem of USB device malfunctioning car occur however.

Lets begin the list

1- BitDefender USB Immunizer

BitDefender USB Immunizer is a USB protection software by famous BitDefender Antivirus. It disables auto run related threats before they access the computer. Once installed, it constantly watches for newly inserted USB storage devices and immunizes them on the fly. If you accidentally plug in an infected USB drive that has not been immunized, the computer will not auto-execute the piece of malware located on the USB storage device.

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2- Ninja PenDisk

Ninja is the popular freeware program. It provides protection against USB viruses. This ninja awaits quietly in the system tray. Whenever a USB is inserted on the computer, it examine and uncover the malicious autorun files. To keep things simple, ninja is fully portable, self-contained and requires no installation.

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3-No AutoRun

No Autorun is a tool to block viruses in USB flash/disk from auto-running. When a USB disk is inserted, this tool not only locks the “autorun.inf” file, but also locks all the autorun-related virus and other suspicious files. No Autorun is a simple security solution that helps you stay away from viruses that usually spread through USB removable devices, once the Autorun is initiated.

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4-Panda USB Vaccine

There is an increasing amount of malware which, like the dangerous viruses spreads via removable devices and drives such as USB etc. To do this, these malicious codes modify the AutoRun file on these devices. Panda USB Vaccine is a free solution designed to protect against this threat. It offers allowing users to disable the AutoRun feature on computers as well as on USB drives and other devices

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5- USB Disk security

USB Disk is another good software out there. It requires installation and keeps itself active in system’s tray. It takes it action when an USB in inserted. The software is free and also runs offline. The creator even claim that it do not slow down you PC and is compatible with all anti-virus programs

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Click here for guide to clean infected PC with viruses

Note!

-Cover image is taken from( http://www.tested.com/tech/smartphones/456845-testing-sandisk-connect-wireless-flash-drive/)

-Nextworm and author will not be responsible for any problems caused by these software

Shayan Mirza