How to Prevent Affected by Shortcut Malware (Shortcut Virus)
Malware Shortcut or partially people say as virus Shortcut and also there are some people who call him by the name infected by Autorun virus is already a few years into the most successful viruses infect thousands or even millions of people’s flash drive in Indonesia. Not only the flash drive, the virus is actually also aims to infect or transmit the virus to your computer or Personal Computer. Type of infected by Autorun Virus is included into the type of worm or worms.
Well, the following steps must we do to our PC protected from viruses autorun :
1. Do not let your flash drive out into any hole
Hole, I mean in this case is the USB slot or USB port, so pluged in the flash drive in any PC is not good :), at least we ask first when we are going to pluged in the flash drive. Is the computer safe or not? .
2. Turn off AutoPlay feature or support belonging to the windows on the computer or laptop
To turn off this feature please enter the Control Panel, then select the small icons on the menu view by and click AutoPlay. Remove the check or Uncheck the checkbox “Use AutoPlay for all media and devices” then click save.
3. Always use the Navigation pane in explorer.
Use the Navigation pane to browse the contents of the drive and folder, it is useful to keep us in the running shortcut autorun virus that resembles a folder.
4. Use antivirus proven reliable and resilient
Use Anti Virus such as Avast (free Avast are always updated or can also Avast Internet Security), KIS (Kaspersky Internet Security), SmadAV, but may also SmadAV sometimes even participate as a shortcut virus spreader when the operating system on the computer has been infected by the autorun virus.
5. Use the additional explorer applications, such as Total Commander. </ p>