Microsoft Windows 7 has included autorun function to protect your pc from Worm. You no need to install anti-virus to extra protection.
The continuing circulation of the Conficker worm has prompted Microsoft to make changes to the AutoRun function in the Windows 7 release candidate, due for release tomorrow. As well as exploiting vulnerabilities in Windows and guessing simple passwords, Conficker also penetrates computers by using the Windows AutoRun function, which allows programs to be run automatically when a USB flash drive is connected or CD inserted.
Conficker programmers have also taken into account the behavior of AutoRun under Vista, where the AutoRun function requires confirmation from the user. After connecting an infected USB flash drive, the AutoRun dialogue box shows a fake icon to fool users into thinking that clicking on it will open a folder. Instead, it runs the worm. Suspicions should be raised by the apparent duplication of the menu item for opening the folder, but nevertheless this trick has clearly been, and remains, fairly effective.
To stop users from falling into this trap in future, Microsoft has completely removed the option of running a program from the dialogue box for writable media such as USB sticks, memory cards and external drives. The change does not, however, apply to CDs and DVDs. Testing will be required to determine what this means for U3 USB drives, which emulate a CD-ROM.
Anti Spyware Anti Trojan Elite Antivirus Apps for Android Phones Antivirus Apps for Samsung Antivirus Review Antivirus Support Avast AVG Avira Antivirus BestCrypt BitDefender Boot Sector Virus BullGuard Clamwin Classroom Spy Pro Cleanup inbox and manage emails Cloud Backup Cloud Computing Security Comodo Computer Certification Courses Conficker worm Cyber Bullying cyber security Data Protection DoctoAntivirus Downloads DR Drive Genius3 eScan Antivirus Fake Antivirus Fast PC Fat Data Recovery Firewall protecion Folder Guard Professional GFI Languard Hackers HitmanPro IDS IE antivirus Installerex IT Consultants K7 Antivirus Kaspersky K-Secure VPN Linux antivirus Loaris trojan malware Manually Virus Delete mcafee MCAfee SuperDAT Microsoft Security Essential Most Danger PC Viruses Netgate spy emergency NOD32 Norman Malware Norton Online Antivirus Panda Cloud antivirus PC Care PC Doctor Pc Resources PC Technician PC Tools Antivirus PC Virus PDA Antivirus Pop-Up Removal PrivateFirewall Protector Plus Registry Clean Remove Spyware Rootkit Virus Safe Emailing Security Shardana Antivirus Rescue Disk Smartphone security Social Network Safety spyhunter Spyware SuperantiSpyware Symantec The Cleaner 2011 Top Antivirus Top Destructive Viruses Trojan Horse Trojan Killer trust port Twitter Protection USB Security Vipre Internet Security Virus Definitions Virus Scanners VueScan Pro WEB Antivirus Website Security WinASO Registry optimizer Windows.8.1 windows 7 Windows 8 Protection Windows Vista Virus WinMend System Doctor Wireless Network Protection Zemana AntiLogger