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PostSubject: Be very careful with your USB memory devices   Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:27 pm

They can be programmed to deliver malware from infected computers and other USB memory devices.  I plan to use mine and, if I loan one to somebody, I don't want it back.  You cannot delete ALL the information on a memory stick if it is programmed with malware.

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“People look at these things and see them as nothing more than storage devices,” says Caudill. “They don’t realize there’s a reprogrammable computer in their hands.”


http://www.wired.com/2014/10/code-published-for-unfixable-usb-attack/

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PostSubject: Re: Be very careful with your USB memory devices   Thu Oct 02, 2014 2:09 pm

The only person who I ever accept a usb device from for my personal computer is Az. Aside from that it is an absolute no-go. She sends me stuff on them all the time.
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