USB malware - very interesting prevention tool

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  1. aigle

    aigle Registered Member

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    I tried this tiny software and I am really impressed. It,s cleverly coded and I will recommend to install it on any PC. Once you install it, there should not be any fear of USB autorun viruses.

    http://sourceforge.net/projects/noautorun/
     
  2. Kees1958

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    Okay replacing Panda USB now, becasuse you are so positive about it
     
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    Ah so this does more than a block autorun globally/Panda usb 'tweak' and does (?) to autorun files.

    edit : (reading the help) seems somehow it determines whether executables are suspicious then locks them leaving the user to decide what to do with them.
     
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    No x64 version.. :(
     
  5. TairikuOkami

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    You can still use NTFS permissions to deny writing to root of the flash drive and it works on any PC, though it might be a little uncomfortable.
     
  6. tsilo

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    I have installed it in my W7 X64, works great



    I sad about this tool several times in many threads, it's very useful. Especially I like ability to safelly reopen autorun disabled folder, I use U3 lunchpad and in this case No Autorun helps me alot. I recommend to integrate this tool to every AV program developers.
    This small software guaranties 100% user will not harmed by USB viruses.
     
  7. adik1337

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    thanks .. this is a very handy security app ... very light on resurces as well
     
  8. arjunned

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    There is? I thought i saw only a x86 version at the site? Will try again now.

    Edit: I thought the download was only for x86. Thanks again. Downloaded and working now. :thumb:
     
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    i use this::D

    Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
    Locate and then click the following entry in the registry:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\NoDriveTypeAutorun
    Right-click NoDriveTypeAutoRun, and then click Modify.
    In the Value data box, type 0xFF to disable all types of drives. Or, to selectively disable specific drives, use a different value as described in the "How to selectively disable specific Autorun features" section.
    Click OK, and then exit Registry Editor.
    Restart the computer.:D :thumb: :thumb:
     
  10. tsilo

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    Try this tool and you will notice it's way effective than your registry tweak :)
    This tool not only disables autorun, it safely opens USB folder. It does it even on Windows 7, where autorun is disabled by default ;)
     
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    What is supposed to accomplish its "USB Disk Soft Write Protect" feature? No change that I can see when I enable this.
    Does it also work for external usb hard-drives?
    Is there some documentation available somewhere?
     
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    I am using this...:)
     
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    It will make the USB Drive write protect so that, no files can be copied to it.
    For help
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/noautorun/forums/forum/1015421
     
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    Thanks. I see that this feature works on newly connected (or reconnected) usb drive, not on them already connected before program's start.
    Yes it seems to be a nice and light puppy and a keeper.
     
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    Sure. :thumb:
     
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    Is there any AV that integrates such tool except Panda?
     
  18. tsilo

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    I think it's better than Panda USB Vaccination.
     
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    For this app to work properly, it needs to runs all the time in the background, right?? If so, sorry but not interested, no matter how tiny it is. The Panda tool can permanently prevent autorun passively if one installs it that way (which I do.)

    Based on it's core purpose, how does No Autorun prevent USB autorun any better than the Panda tool?
     
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    Below is a batfile to create an autorun.inf in the root of each drive that can't be overwritten and hard to delete but Unlocker can get rid of it.

    It needs to be run manually in each drive where needed.

    It will also rename any existing autorun.inf to autorun.bak.
    Code:
    REM Remove attributes for autorun.inf file
    attrib -R -A -S -H autorun.inf
    REM
    REM Make a backup of autorun.inf called autorun.bak
    ren autorun.inf autorun.bak
    REM
    REM Make autorun.bak file read-only and hidden
    attrib +R +H autorun.bak
    REM
    REM Create autorun.inf directory
    mkdir autorun.inf
    REM
    REM Create subdirectory .\con\
    cd autorun.inf
    mkdir .\con\
    REM
    REM Change directory back to root of USB key
    cd ..
    REM
    REM Hide autorun.inf directory
    attrib +H autorun.inf
     
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    But on startup , the main window opens. Is there any way to stop this?
     
  22. tsilo

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    Go to Config and there u can find "Hide main window on startup".
     
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    Thank you.
     
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    1.1.0.14a is the latest version.
     
  25. Lebowsky

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    I wish this is more clearly explained.
    Does this mean that if i install this program, then if i insert a clean usb into an infected machine, no autorun virus will be able to automatically infect my usb drive?
     
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