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Old 08-05-2016, 02:24 PM   #1
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LXer: Never Trust a Found USB Drive, Black Hat Demo Shows Why


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Does dropping an infected USB drive in a parking work when it comes to a hacker luring its prey into a digital trap? The answer is a resounding yes. At Black Hat USA, security researcher Elie Bursztein shared the results of an experiment where he dropped 297 USB drives with phone-home capabilities on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus.

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