USB devices can become hardware-based Trojans

August 18, 2007

Two newly discovered bugs in the Microsoft Windows XP USB driver mean that a simple USB storage device can be turned into a hardware-based Trojan. Security engineers have revealed a hack where full data compromise can be achieved in less than 10 seconds of physical access.

Source: Digg.com – Posted by: ,,|,_

Link to Story: http://www.techspot.com/news/18243-USB-devices-can-become-hardwarebased-Trojans.html

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