Tech Matters: How to protect your USB drives


You probably don’t give much thought to your USB drives. When you need to transfer a file from your computer to a drive, often, you grab the first one you see in a desk, the bottom of a bag you used at a conference or in the kitchen junk drawer. But these useful little devices can deliver big problems when used so carelessly. As much as we love USB drives for their cheap and convenient storage, cybercriminals love them more. Security consultant Red Team explained why in a blog post: “In a Universal Serial Bus (USB) drop attack, cybercriminals leave USB devices for people to find and (read full article)