Why Disabling Autorun Only Helps The Viruses, and What You Should Actually Do to Protect Yourself.

The Internet is full of well-intentioned advice to disable AutoRun (or AutoPlay), so that you will be protected from getting infected from a worm on a USB stick. I took this advice seriously, and still ended up getting infected. This happened because I hadn’t understood some basic concepts, nor had I disabled the real culprit.

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