Archive for May 20th, 2012
As we travel around different schools and establishments, we often share files with others by means of USB drive pens; we all do it, it’s quick & easy.
However, recently we needed to consider the risks attached to this practice, should there be excutable files stored on the drive. With this in mind, we think the following link would be useful to consider:
There are 4 easy steps ensuring that Autoplay (Autorun) is disabled on all your drives, including the USB. This will then remove the risk when inserting other people’s USB drives in to your computers that might automatically run a .exe by using a *.inf file.
A bit geeky but worth knowing.