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Nice but no cigar
another nickname   4/25/2014 8:10:43 PM
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It's kind of old and rather useless aproach by now. Autorun is not enabled in modern Windows ( XP is officially out ), and if they would all use MacOS or Linux , it wouldn't work at all. The real problem is that security is always in a way of getting things done. Compare it with air travel - in old days I could walk into airport 10 min before take off and still make it. Unthinkable by modern standards. There is always compromise between how secure system is and how much work is expected to be done. You just found that compromise and exploit it.

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USB Drives
David Ashton   4/25/2014 9:31:38 PM
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Terry, nice work!  Could you give us some pointers on how to guard against this sort of threat?

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Re: USB Drives
Etmax   4/25/2014 11:47:18 PM
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I usually have autorun turned off for all removable drives, it means you have a little more effort to install new SW but it's worth it



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