USB Viruses are common these days and using those infected USB drives with different computers risks them to viruses. Most of us used USB drive or pen drives to move data between multiple systems frequently. Even though USB drives are very useful, but they are one of the biggest reason for viruses. Whenever you attach your USB drive to the infected computer the virus is transferred to the drive with the important documents in USB drive too. It is so easy to get infected these days by viruses after plugging in a pendrive to your system from unknown source.
But now you can secure your PC from these types of USB viruses, trojans and worms. Therefore, today in this post we will share 8 software which will help you to protect your system and flash drives from unknown threats and viruses.
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1. USB Guardian
One of the best and most popular application to protect your USB drives from viruses. USB Guardian allows you to safely enjoy file sharing using just an USB thumb drive for copying the files . Movies, mp3s, documents and pictures can be copied from one computer to another without worrying of getting infected with worms and viruses trough USB drive.
2. USB WriteProtector
USB Write Protector only allows data to be read from the USB drive, but it won’t permit data to be written into the pendrive. This is really useful for taking your pendrive and plugging it into your friends’ or relatives’ PC. No need to install the palication on your PC, just run it and Enable write Protection in your USB Flash, that’s it now your USB drive is safe and secure from threats.
3. USB FireWall
One of the must have application to all USB drives users. With the helps of USBFireWall you can track the malicious software on your flash drive or external hard drive. The main motive of the application is to stop malicious programs which try to infect your system.
4. USB Disk Security
USB Disk Security provides protection against any malicious programs trying to attack via USB drive. It delivers high level of protection against theft and accidental disclosure of confidential data, and prevents unauthorized persons from stealing your data.
3 thoughts on “8 Apps To Protect Your PC from USB Viruses”
Great Tools, thanks for the article!
A good compilation of USB Tools. I use USB Immunizer and sometimes USB Write Protector to exchange movies or music with friends.
USB Guardian is good protector. But, it slow down the system. I used many times and uninstalled after met a crash.
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