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Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a PlugX sample that employs sneaky methods to infect attached removable USB media devices in order to propagate the malware to additional systems. “This PlugX variant is wormable and infects USB devices in such a way that it conceals itself from the Windows operating file system,” Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 […]

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According to a report released by Honeywell, USB threats that can severely impact business operations increased significantly during a disruptive year when the usage of removable media and network connectivity also grew. Data from the report indicates that 37% of threats were specifically designed to utilize removable media, which almost doubled from 19% in the […]

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USB devices such as keyboards, thumb-drives and mice can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks that evade all known security protections, a top computer researcher has revealed [BOSTON] USB devices such as keyboards, thumb-drives and mice can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential […]

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