Just because you install some piece of software doesn't mean you want it running all the time. Applications developers should think twice about helping themselves to starting up.
With new safeguards in place, Microsoft saw 1.3 million fewer infections over three months from autorun, which automatically executes commands when an external device is plugged in.
A worm has infected machines on the International Space Station. But a few simple precautions likely could have prevented it.
Tired of Autorun always asking you what you want to do with a new CD, flash drive, or USB storage device every time you plug it in? Then watch as Veronica covers two simple ways around that very problem.
Step 5: Now that you've decided which files can be removed, we'll show you how to use the System Configuration Utility to trim the fat from the Registry Run keys and the Startup group.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday includes 16 bulletins, and Adobe Systems issues five bulletins.
Two apps discovered on Google Play by Kaspersky were set up to record their victims by tapping into the Windows microphone software.
This collection of apps will not only extend the life of your handset, but could also improve its overall performance.
Windows 7 won't automatically launch programs using AutoRun when USB drives are inserted, the company says.
Windows worm with "Here you have" subject line delivers not a PDF but rather malicious software that spreads itself via e-mails, network shares, and removable media.