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Microsoft To Disable Autorun

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    Last Updated: April 29, 2009

    jchrisos writes “Microsoft is planning to disable autorun in the next Release Candidate of Windows 7 and future updates to Windows XP and Vista. In order to maintain a ‘balance between security and usability’, non-writable media will maintain its current behavior however. In any case, if it means no more autorun on flash drives, removable hard drives and network shares, that is definitely a step in the right direction. Will be interesting to see what malware creators do to get around this …”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


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