USB Immunizer – the new and improved

The second version of Bitdefender USB Immunizer, codename “Peeved Panda”, has been released today, boasting new features such as NTFS immunization, the ability to run continuously and an option to immunize fixed drives.

The new Immunizer is also a lot more talkative and tweakable. A pop-up will announce users that a newly-added removable media can be immunized; there are options to start at boot and to remain in systray.

As usual, the kit is available on the Bitdefender labs website, here. Because USB Immunizer is still experimental software and thus lacks an auto-update facility, existing users will need to install the new version manually.

About the author


Razvan Stoica is a journalist turned teacher turned publicist and technology evangelist. When Bitdefender isn't paying him to bring complex subjects to wide audiences, he enjoys writing fiction, skiing and biking. Razvan Stoica started off writing for a science monthly and was the chief editor of a science fiction magazine for a short while before moving on to the University of Medicine in Bucharest where he lectured on the English language. Recruited by Bitdefender in 2004 to add zest to the company's online presence, he has fulfilled a bevy of roles within the company since. In his current position, he is primarily responsible for the communications and community-building efforts of the Bitdefender research and technology development arm.


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