Shiela USB Shield Alternatives

    Shiela USB Shield is described as 'Protects PC against viruses from infected removable drives' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Shiela USB Shield for Windows. The best alternative is No Autorun, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Shiela USB Shield are Panda USB Vaccine (Free), USB Disk Security (Free Personal), Bitdefender USB immunizer (Free) and Antirun (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2014

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      A tool to block viruses in USB flash/disk from auto-running. When a USB disk is inserted, this tool not only locks the "autorun.inf" file, but also locks all the autorun-related virus and other suspicious files.
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    1. Panda USB Vaccine is a free utility from Panda Research which helps prevent malware infections due to the autorun feature of Windows Operating Systems. Once executed the user can choose two types of vaccinations: Computer Vaccination or USB Drive Vaccination.


      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      USB Disk Security provides 100% protection against any malicious programs trying to attack via USB storage. Supports USB drive, flash storage, secure digital card, thumb drive, pen drive, removable storage, ipod, and more.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 6.5.0, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website

    2. The USB immunizer is BitDefender's response to this growing issue. This small utility is divided in two sections.
      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Protect your PC and external devices from viruses, which spread via removable media.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Ninja is the popular and freeware program designed for guarding computers against viruses transmitted by USB pendisks.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      USB Defender was developed to be extremely easy in use. You can see just two buttons on it: "Protect" and "Unprotect". First button you are using to vaccinate your drive, second - to remove protection.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Autorun Eater was born due to the increase of malwares using the ‘autorun.inf’ method to infect users unknowingly be it from flash drives, external hard disks or any other removable storage device.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.6, released in February 2012, is no longer available on GameFront (first mirror) but can be still downloaded from the mirrors listed on the official website, like MajorGeeks, Download.com etc.

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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      Mx One is an antivirus designed to protect removable storage devices like USB sticks, iPods, SD cards, microSD cards, and many more devices, in an efficient and completely free way.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      AutRun Vaccine disables autorun completely so infected USB sticks cannot install malware. Why do I need it? Many trojans today take advantage of AutoRun to infect USB devices to spread or re-infect your computer. The AutoRun Vaccine stops this from working.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.2, released in October 2010, can be still downloaded from Download.com

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