Pesky People and their USB Drives

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University of Illinois researchers drop some 297 USB drives on campus. 48% of the drives get opened and browsed. The scare is that these could have been malicious drives with malware. So, what should we do about it? Spoiler alert: maybe nothing.

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      darwincolli​ns

      Simply, there are a % of people that will plug in flash drives that they find.  (for example, cleaning crew could leave some laying around in break room/offices)  

      To me, the important question...  is how can we get plugging in a flash drive to be a SAFE action?

       

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