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The Vectorian Lounge => The Lounge => Topic started by: macondo on December 03, 2016, 06:22:56 am

Title: USB Killer
Post by: macondo on December 03, 2016, 06:22:56 am
http://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2015/10/usb-killer-flash-drive-can-fry-your-computers-innards-in-seconds/

And now is being mass-produced: http://arstechnica.co.uk/security/2015/10/usb-killer-flash-drive-can-fry-your-computers-innards-in-seconds/
Title: Re: USB Killer
Post by: M0E-lnx on December 05, 2016, 06:06:12 am
Seen that.  I think it's a cool experiment and exposes a real security risk present in most computers... but also extends beyond that.... these days, TV's, cars, and everything comes with a USB port.... it's only a matter of time before people start using these things to destroy stuff.