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Protect Yourself from Kiosk Viruses - Use Read-Only Media

submitted on July 6, 2010 by pablos17 in "Member's Lounge"
How do you protect yourself against getting a virus from a possibly infected public kiosk? Play it safe and burn your photos to read-only media like a writable CD or DVD.


By Patrick Gray @ Risky.Biz
July 5, 2010 -- Photo kiosks in Big W stores are allegedly infecting customers with USB-borne viruses.

The Windows-based Fuji photo kiosks located in the company's stores apparently don't run antivirus software, so lovely little bits of malicious software like Trojan.Poison-36 are winding up on customers' USB keys, according to Risky Business listener and blogger Morgan Storey.

http://risky.biz/big-wirus
              

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    Posted by kldpm on July 7, 2010
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    Sorry. My negative vote was an accident.

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