Did you know Linux has it's own built-in protection against unauthorized USB sticks? Well, now you do.
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- I can see how useful this is if you want to protect your server or desktop while it is unattended or stopping unauthorized devices from being plugged in. This isn't going to stop malware from someone who is ignorant of it's existence and adds the device/devices to the trusted list.49w
- just curious - is there any protection against these "electric-shock thumbdrives" (except no plugging them :-) ). Not sure whether usb hub could absorb the shock and save the PC. Maybe to have an cheap old crappy laptop to test "suspicious" drives.49w
- It's its 😉49w
- Yup,, is right: It really is "has its own", without any apostrophe.49w
- The os won't matter if the hardware is vulnerable.49w
- I would think a hub would help. Apparently Apple used to have hardware protection against this.48w
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