Tag Archives: USB

Recovering data from a corrupted USB thumbdrive using ddrescue

A friend asked me for help. He has a USB thumbdrive that he used for backup and when he plugged it into his Windows system, Windows wanted to re-format the drive (and therefore erase his backups). Obviously a sub-optimal solution, … Continue reading

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The new attack vector – HID

After attending Black Hat 2010/DEFCON 18, the world-famous hacking convention, I will make a prediction of a large number of attacks using USB devices being discovered for the next few years. USB drives can be dangerous. If you store sensitive … Continue reading

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