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ManOfSteel



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Yes, always disable all autoruns, then remove the malware yourself as you can't really trust AVs.
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Borsuc



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ust wanna know, is there any proved solution for such problem, virus that propagate through sd card, pen driver, internet and etc??

Pirata Derek already told you: disable autorun
but that leaves the virus. another solution is to:

1) write-protect your USB drive with hardware (if it has that switch, some do)
2) fill it with empty space and make it full (most viruses don't delete files) so there's no space to put the virus

or alternative open autorun.inf with notepad or something, see what it accesses and delete that file (virus).

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is there any utility that automatically monitor and delete autorun.inf and its associated files.

and most anti-virus scanner doesn't detect virus files that marked hidden.

there should be some sort of tools like this? right.
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WTF it takes 5 seconds to do it yourself, takes more to properly unplug the device.

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Post 05 Dec 2009, 20:06
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ManOfSteel



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sleepsleep wrote:
is there any utility that automatically monitor and delete autorun.inf and its associated files.

Five letters word. Attributes: grey-pinkish, bloody and spongy. It's the best utility, plus it's freeware.

sleepsleep wrote:
and most anti-virus scanner doesn't detect virus files that marked hidden.

Most (euphemism for "all") AVs suck. Read my post above.

sleepsleep wrote:
there should be some sort of tools like this? right.

Sure, you can code one. Smile
Personally I don't care. I usually don't use Windows and when I insert an infected drive, I just locate the files and press shift+del. Problem solved. And when I use Windows, I remove malware manually as described in the other post.
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Azu



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sleepsleep wrote:
and most anti-virus scanner doesn't detect virus files that marked hidden.
You've got to be kidding. Viruses have been marking themselves hidden since the attribute existed!

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