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In Pictures: Dearly departed - the Windows feature...
Born in Windows 95, died in Windows Vista. It used to be easy to write Trojans. The creators of Conficker learned that they could put specific files on a USB drive rigging things so that when the drive was inserted, choosing the option Open Folder to View Files would run the infection routine. Microsoft took the “feature” that allowed such subterfuge out of Vista, but didn’t push a fix for Windows XP until 2011, with some claiming to the very end that it was a feature, not a security hole.
In Pictures: Dearly departed - the Windows features that didn't make it