USB protection recommendation

By apaullo
Aug 11, 2009
  1. hey guys!

    i just want to ask if there are some good free Usb protection antivirus that u can recommend? recently my PC was attacked by several viruese and malwares and i believe i got it with my USB drive...the most annoying is RECYCLER.exe and some autorun.inf files which makes my LOCAL C inaccessible..

    thanks in advance guys :)
  2. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020

  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Use the same protection you normally use... just find ways to access the media to run it.
  4. apaullo

    apaullo TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 80

    hello strategic and Raybay :)

    i tried the one u suggested and it works good :)

    sorry i responded late its because i tried it on several PC's and it works great!!

    thanks peeps!!
  5. strategic

    strategic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,020

    No problem...
    I wish I could recommend Avast, but it's for a "U3" stick and it's only good for 60 days.:(
  6. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,153   +598

    USB devices can infect when mounted just like the old floppy disks.
    If you disable autorun, then that is not possible and you can scan the media
    with your A/V product before you run anything

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