|11 Feb 2011||#1|
Microsoft removes Autorun feature
Microsoft has disabled the Autorun feature so often thought to be at the heart of computer security infections.
In an update that applies to all Windows releases with the exception of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the firm has limited how Autorun behaves after realising how often it was used to propagate malware.
Adam Shostack, a programme manager working in security at Microsoft, said that he had done a lot of work in classifying and quantifying how Windows computers get compromised.
"One thing that popped up from that analysis was the proportion of infected machines with malware that uses Autorun to propagate," he said in a blog post.
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|11 Feb 2011||#9|
Having teenagers in the house myself, I'm not sure, it's about that they don't know how to open the disks to play their noise what they claim to be music...they just don't want to be bothered
(@mickey: I hope you didn't use a tacker to fix those Google Eyes on the cat's butt )
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