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[ NNSquad ] The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose

The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose 

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

    In a talk at the Derbycon hacker conference in Louisville, Kentucky
    last week, researchers Adam Caudill and Brandon Wilson showed that
    they've reverse engineered the same USB firmware as Nohl's SR Labs,
    reproducing some of Nohl's BadUSB tricks. And unlike Nohl, the hacker
    pair has also published the code for those attacks on Github, raising
    the stakes for USB makers to either fix the problem or leave hundreds
    of millions of users vulnerable.

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