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Awareness about the USB viruses

HOW TO AVOID VIRUS, SPREADING THROUGH USB
DRIVE
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ANTIVIRUS HELP DESK,
DATA CENTRE.

DON’T GET PANIC ABOUT THE VIRUS, Try to avoid
 Virus & worms are easily spread by carrying it on a removable medium such as , USB drive, I-Pod, CD, Floppy

 USB drive is otherwise called as “Flash Drive”,” Thumb Drive” ,”Memory stick” ,”External USB Hard Disk”.

 Even though we have very good Antivirus, New Viruses are one step Ahead than Antivirus

 We cannot restrict USB Drive , but we can avoid spreading of virus & Worms through USB Drive.

 So we have to be little bit careful while working with USB Drive, some precautionary steps are follows

How to avoid???
STEP 1:
• Don’t allow the USB Drive to Auto Play after plug in,
cancel it

STEP 2:
 Go to My computer
 Devices with Removable storage
 Do not Double click the USB Drive

STEP 3:
 RIGHT CLICK THE USB DRIVE
 SELECT THE SCAN FOR VIRUS OPTION & RUN IT.

 WAIT FOR COMPLETING THE PROCESS.

STEP 4:


Go to

Start

Run

Type

H:

 Now you can view the Contents of your USB Drive
 Copy the necessary files
 Repeat the Process while using USB Drive



Now your Laptop & system is free from viruses & worms



It is a time consuming process, but no other way to avoid
the virus.

HOW TO FIND USB DRIVE AFFECTED WITH
VIRUS???


How to identify the USB drive affected
with virus

1. Insert USB
2. Enable Hidden files & folders

 How to Enable Hidden files & folders
1. Go to Tools Folder options
2. Under view tab go to
and folders

click view tab
Advanced settings

Hidden files

3. Click radio button “show hidden files and folders”
4. Remove check mark “Hide extension for known file types” 5. “Hide protected operating system files”
6. Click Apply, ok.
Screen shot in

next slide

After Inserting in USB drive

This screen shot
shows the USB
drive which is
affected with
virus

After enabling the hidden files you can view the virus in the USB drive as shown below.
For viewing the content of PEN DRIVE EACH TIME pl. follow the STEP 1 to STEP 4
E: DRIVE IS YOUR PEN DRIVE:

What is inside the Autorun.inf?
NOTE: IN THIS AUTORUN.INF FILE, SOME UNWANTED SCRIPTS ARE
USED TO REDUCE THE PERFOMANCE OF YOUR PC. SO PLEASE FOLLOW
THE ABOVE PROCRDURE WHILE USING THE PENDRIVE & KEEP YOUR
MACHINE VIRUS FREE.(IF U DOUBLE CLICK THE PEN DRIVE WITH OUT FOLLOWING THE ABOVE PROCEDURE, THEN THE AUTORUN.INF WILL
START EXECUTING THE SCRIPTS IN YOUR MACHINE WITHOUT YOUR
KNOWLEDGE THEREBY AFFECTING THE MACHINE)

Autorun.inf script

;2wKsL0qj9D5s91DaJdDkiakaaq22ww
[AutoRun]
;jU3wwLJ34ik9roLjds8ra21SdLsSwiDI2qijKpKKjq0
s03okaSDafSskKDKDrswaLa81l4
open=p83gjy.exe
;wkkLKi8sSdkL24
shell\open\Command=p83gjy.exe
;Ld4faAj21fw2lss0aasasA6pJooskL9
shell\open\Default=1
;dO4ias5k3rHkwscwr
shell\explore\Command=p83gjy.exe
;aL0Hd8rZdaiU4qwaaJr1ojAowini32o321s4

NOTE: Script & exe files may vary

THANKS
ANTIVIRUS HELPDESK
DATA CENTRE

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