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Sophos: Most USB Sticks Lost On The Subway Are Swimming In Malware And Completely Unprotected

Sophos: Most USB Sticks Lost On The Subway Are Swimming In Malware And Completely Unprotected

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Hard drive prices may be skyrocketing, but USB keys are almost a dime a dozen these days. Maybe that’s why people lose them so much; apparently, folks drop memory sticks at major rail lines by the literal bucket load. Misplacing all that data doesn’t sound smart, but security vendor Sophos recently tested an auction lot of 50 lost USBs on Sydney railways, and their findings show that...