What is an “Evil Maid” Attack and Why Should You Care?
Jun 18, 2020
Have you ever seen a movie or TV show where a good guy or a bad guy enters an office or hotel room, sticks a USB drive into a computer, and very quickly extracts all the information from the computer? Believe it or not, that kind of attack has a name: it is an “evil […]
Firmly Insecure – Are You Worried About BadUSB?
Oct 10, 2014
Your USB device could be harboring dangerous software that’s difficult to detect or remove. At least, it is possible to create such software. A talk at Black Hat 2014 explained how it works. Researchers Karsten Nohl, Sascha Krißler, and Jakob Lell of Security Research Labs in Berlin discovered a design issue with USB devices. They […]