I'd like to know if I run the risk of infecting a pendrive if I connect it to a PC with a rootkitted hard disk.
Let's say I have a PC infected with the TDSS rootkit, and I run
tdsskiller from a USB drive. Can this USB drive can be infected? As in, if I plug it into another clean PC, will the clean PC become infected? And, if so, how can I make the drive clean again?
Or should I use a CD, which is inherently a read-only media, instead?