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1 4th August 13:43
zhengshareware
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Default Security of digital camera when using USB card reader


Digital cameras have gained popularity nowadays. However, they are
always host to viruses, Trojans, hacker toolkits, worms and other
kinds of malicious programs. For example, when you plug your USB card
into a computer that is infected by viruses, these viruses will enter
into your USB card by creating a file named AUTORUN.INF and malicious
programs on the digital camera. After that, when you use the digital
camera in another computer, the one will be at risk. So, how should
we protect against threats from digital cameras? Well, here are some
suggestions.
1. Disable AUTORUN in the registry and remove the AUTORUN.INF file
manually. The AUTORUN.INF file is a text file located in the root
directory. It enables malicious programs to automatically run when the
USB card is plugged into a computer. Therefore, many instructions
online suggest you to disable AUTORUN in the registry and delete the
AUTORUN.INF file and the malicious programs manually. But we are not
familiar with the registry and AUTORUN files.
2. Scan the USB card by certain antivirus software whenever it is
plugged into a computer. However, antivirus software is always based
on the database of signature and can't find new malicious programs.
What is more, scanning USB card is time consuming.
3. Choose the software Removable Storage Guard to help you turn the
AUTORUN off and remove all the threats from your USB card quickly and
exactly by its new technology. You needn't worry about threats from
digital cameras as soon as you install the software.
You can find the software on http://www.download.com
Download link:
http://www.download.com/Removable-Storage-Guard/3000-2239_4-10708709.html?tag=lst-0-2
http://www.tucows.com/software_detail.html?id=513961
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2 4th August 13:43
zhengshareware
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Default Security of digital camera when using USB card reader


Many people around us got infected with USB disk in this way, but
antivirus software (Norton Kaspersky) is not able to kill new viruses
on USB memory disk. The original purpose of developing the software is
to help them. You can try it without doing any harm to your computer.
If the software is useless to you, you can uninstall it. If you don't
believe in us, these are some articles online.

http://www.schneier.com/essays-comp.html
http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid14_gci852429,00.html
http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/expert/KnowledgebaseAnswer/0,289625,sid14_gci1248767,00.html
http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/expert/KnowledgebaseAnswer/0,289625,sid14_gci1234176,00.html
http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/expert/KnowledgebaseAnswer/0,289625,sid14_gci861953,00.html
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