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Windows 7: Microsoft Claims Victory Over Autorun Malware

18 Jun 2011   #1
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64-bit Windows 10 build 10130
 
 
Microsoft Claims Victory Over Autorun Malware

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The dark corners of shady Internet bars just became a whole lot safer thanks to Microsoft. The boys and girls in Redmond noticed a disturbing trend towards the end of 2010; the rate of infection due to malware spread via Autorun was skyrocketing. Rather than shrugging their shoulders and telling Symantec to deal with it, the company released an update in February that disabled most Autorun functions on Windows PCs. Four months later, the results are in malware authors looking to slip your computer a mickey via infected flash drives had better start looking at Linux instead.....
Read more at: Maximum PC | Microsoft Claims Victory Over Autorun Malware


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