Video demonstrates how cheap USB device hacks PC in seconds

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An American developer has posted a video demonstrating how easy it is to gain full control over a computer using specially prepared USB device.

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#2

another requirement is that the currently logged in user has enough system privileges to actually make modifications to the system preferences

Not much chance to run in corporate enviroments then…:disagree:
Unless the hacker finds his way to the sysadmin office…which is sometimes harder to get in than to a bank’s vault…:bigsmile::bigsmile:


#3

Nice work but it’s easy to do on a standardised environment like a mac. It’ll be much harder on Linux with its hundreds of distros and configs and also on windows with the different firewalls and A/V software that might block the outgoing connection.