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Dangerous New USB Trojan Discovered
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batye
batye,
User Rank: Apprentice
3/25/2016 | 11:07:42 PM
interesting to know
interesting to know thank you 
bpaddock
bpaddock,
User Rank: Strategist
3/28/2016 | 12:46:38 PM
Use HASHDEEP to detect the resulting stolen data
The program HashDeep has a negative audit mode that would show any additons to the USB stick.
The filename would not mater.  The article does not address where the stolen data file is stored at.
Is it always stored in the same place?

md5deep.sourceforge.net/start-hashdeep.html
theb0x
theb0x,
User Rank: Ninja
3/28/2016 | 1:38:18 PM
File Creation Timestamps
It is very easy to tamper with file timestamps. Creation time/date / modified..etc.

 
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
3/29/2016 | 10:33:35 AM
USB port
 

USB port is a powerful way to access a secure network. When an employee finds a USB stick on the parking lot he/she feels lucky and wants to check what is in it. Super effective way of infecting computers and networks. May be it is time to block all USB ports :--))
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
3/29/2016 | 10:35:41 AM
Re: interesting to know
This is actually not a new news, we have heard that USB device can easily be used to exploit vulnerabilities in the past. We all need to be cautious on that.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
3/29/2016 | 10:37:48 AM
Re: Use HASHDEEP to detect the resulting stolen data
I assume there is always a way to see the trace if you analyze the USB drive itself. It is still playing a catch up tough. USB sticks are real danger to businesses.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
3/29/2016 | 10:39:23 AM
Re: File Creation Timestamps
I agree. File attributes are not real indicators what is happening. They can easily be modified and dynamically changed on the fly.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
3/29/2016 | 10:42:09 AM
No USB going forward?
I am also not how many of us are using USB sticks these days anymore. I was a heavy users for backups points of view but now I store everything in the cloud and I never need a USB drive on my devices. :--))

 
Jeremseo
Jeremseo,
User Rank: Strategist
4/5/2016 | 10:52:50 AM
USB User
For me I am still a big USB user... I feel it is an old habit, even on work we have clouds, still, USB is my first choice.


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