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Panda USB Vaccine out of beta, now with NTFS drives supports

Panda USB Vaccine is a free tool from PandaSecurity that lets you vaccinate your USB drives and computer in order to prevent malware infections from spreading automatically through these devices. It permanently blocks AutoRun.inf file and disables Windows from automatically executing any malicious file (.inf file) that might be stored in a USB drive.

Panda USB Vaccine Now comes out of beta (version 1.0.0.50) with some notable features.

1. This new version supports Vaccinating NTFS file system formatted USB keys, but this is an experimental feature (It’s recommended to backup your USB key before vaccinating it). This uses a completely different technique than the vaccination of FAT/FAT32 drives.

2. Lets you configure whether you want USBVaccine to start automatically with Windows or not

3. Configuration option during setup to automatically vaccinate any new USB drives inserted into the PC.

4. bug on PC shutdown when USBVaccine was running in the background (Vista), etc.

Because the large amount of malware-related problems associated with Microsoft AutoRun, Panda USB Vaccine certainly an useful tool to prevent infections through USB drives.

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