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.
Don't think of it as a "self-extracting archive." Think of it as autorun for cute baby pictures.
Windows 7 won't automatically launch programs using AutoRun when USB drives are inserted, the company says.
Backing up is now much easier with blank discs that have embedded autorun backup software.
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.