It spreads through removable media
devices making use of LNK files.
Users can block/allow removable media
, based on the type of media, manufacturer, size and other attributes.
Control is another new tool aimed to secure users from viruses and malware that spread though removable media
affecting computers without the need for internet access.
Although removable media
and local networks are still the primary method for spreading malware in the region, there is an increase in the use of drive-by downloads which exploit vulnerabilities in browsers and their plugins.
The new MacBook Air comes without a removable media
drive, much to the dismay of even the most loyal Mac lovers.
This demonstrates once again that infected removable media
are a major source of infection.
The ban covered all forms of USB flash media, such as thumb drives, memory sticks, memory cards, and camera memory cards, as well as other removable media
Near term DR: Replication enabled by deduplication lets users with multiple sites replace removable media
with remote replication for DR.
* Local removable media
drive (e.g., Jaz, Zip, LS12O, Orb)
Image files can be stored to a separate drive partition, on a Jaz or Zip disk; secondary hard drive; other removable media
device; or directly to an IDE, SCSI, or ATAPI CD-R or CD-RW drive.
This should be done on some type of removable media
that someone takes home with them periodically, ideally every night.
Pointsec for Pocket PC 2.0 is a security application for Windows Mobile-based personal digital assistants which can encrypt all data on the device, as well as securing data stored on removable media