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Malware Propagation Now More Via USB Drives

Removable drives particularly USB (universal serial bus) thumb drives are being increasingly used as the "vectors" for transmitting computer virus and other malware, say experts of Symantec and TrendLabs, providers of software security, as reported by AsianJournal on April 22, 2008.

Marvin Cruz, specialist in advance threat at TrendLabs said that today, plenty of malware samples are using USB thumb drives to proliferate to other systems, as reported by Inquirer on April 22, 2008.

According to Cruz, this kind of infection is easy to spread through programmatically. Moreover, this propagation is more effective as lots of computer users are unaware about how...

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