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Former Student Admits to USB Killer Attack
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RyanSepe,
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4/18/2019 | 3:29:30 PM
Not advocating for property damage....
Not advocating for property damage, but you would think that some that has an MBA would be bright enough to instead drop several of the USB devices near the library or computer lab. Students and professors unbeknowns would plug these in without a second thought. Just playing devils advocate. Maybe they wanted to be apprehended.

 
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Vppai,
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4/22/2020 | 3:26:12 PM
USB Killer
The threat is real. The only question is what if he or someone else had inserted this into a server or industrial robot or some key sensor/monitor system. The damage could be local or widespread. What protection do systems have for such indiscriminate attacks? We are working to minimize this threat.


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