Thus, I urge you to be extra cautious. Run a thorough antispyware and antivirus scan of your machine and the USB...
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
token itself, preferably using two antispyware tools. Then, if everything still comes up clean, try using the USB token on another computer and see if the same thing happens. If it doesn't, I recommend a reinstall of Windows on the first computer.
Dig Deeper on Web application and API security best practices
Related Q&A from Ed Skoudis
At Black Hat 2006, researcher Joanna Rutkowska unveiled a piece of machine-based malware called the Blue Pill. But is it a serious threat to your ...continue reading
Wi-Fi on airplanes seems like it will be unavoidable in the future, but what security risks does it pose? In this security threats expert response, ...continue reading
There are some rare forms of malware that antivirus software doesn't pick up on, but there are some good tools to remove all sorts of malware.continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.