If humans and some animals must be vaccinated, it’s also a must to vaccinate your PC and USB if you want to protect it from different threats like viruses and spyware. Viruses and other threats can easily infect your USB and PC because the Microsoft Windows Operating Systems use the AUTORUN.INF file from removable drives which is widely criticized by the security community because it is used by malware in order to spread by infecting as soon as a new drive is inserted in a computer.
AUTORUN.INF is used in order to know which actions to perform when a new external storage device, such as a USB drive or CD/DVD, is inserted into the PC. The malicious files silently attack the PC as soon as the drive is mounted.
How does Panda USB Vaccine vaccinates your Computer:
It disable AutoRun completely so that no program from any USB/CD/DVD drive (regardless of whether they have been previously vaccinated or not) can auto-execute.
How does Panda USB Vaccine vaccinates your USB:
It can be used on individual USB drives to disable its AUTORUN.INF file in order to prevent malware infections from spreading automatically. It permanently blocks AUTORUN.INF file, preventing it from being read, created, deleted or modified. Keep in mind that USB drives that have been vaccinated cannot be reversed except with a format.