Protecting the flash drive - how to provide?
Every computer owner, and not only,now there are several USB-flash drives in stock. They are very convenient drives and repositories of the most diverse information, already replacing floppy disks and gradually replacing their competitors - disks. Along with this, many viruses and other pests appeared, infecting them and transferring them from one computer device to another. Therefore, there is a primary task - to protect the flash drive from various malware.
How to protect a USB flash drive from viruses, given thatis it easy to get infected? It is only worthwhile in an infected device to visit any of the miniature drives: flash card, flash drive or disk - and the process has started.
PENETRATOR is one of the most dangerous viruses.It does not delete information, and so it overwrites it, that it is lost forever. In addition, such malware is often skipped by antivirus programs. Protecting the flash drive - only it can prevent similar problems.
But in computer security, as in medicine,the most important thing is prevention. Our devices are most often infected from the Internet, where we spend a lot of time. Therefore, they need to install a comprehensive anti-virus protection, which will reduce the chances of catching the infection.
You can name a couple of programs that will helpperform what is called a flash drive protection. Of the free - the latest version of Antirun 2.4, a paid counterpart - Trustport USB Antivirus. Russian users enjoy the popularity of USB Disk Security, but it is paid.
A reliable protection for the flash drive will be provided if you disable its autorun. For this, there are also special programs, for example Panda USB Vaccine 220.127.116.11.