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PostPosted: Wed 13 Feb 2019, 13:17    Post subject:  USB cable malware  

USB cables can contain dodgy wifi or other spyware vectors:

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/02/13/evil-usb-o-mg-cable-opens-up-wi-fi-to-remote-attacks
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PostPosted: Mon 18 Feb 2019, 21:01    Post subject:  

As I recall, years ago Edward Snowden told us that the US Gov't was using USB devices for espionage...
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