One quick trick prevents AutoRun attacks
I've found a handy tip from the windows secrets newsletter to help prevent autorun attacks.
The AutoRun function in Windows can launch installers and other programs automatically when you insert a CD or flash drive, but this convenience poses a serious security risk.
Unfortunately, simply turning off AutoPlay, a separate feature, isn't enough to prevent AutoRun from introducing a rogue program into your system.
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