A blog about embedded computing systems, cyber-physical systems, and Internet of Things. We concentrate on technical topics but also discuss their implications.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
USB Trojan attack
Extremetech.com reports on a recently discovered gaping security hole in USB---see this link. Bugs carried on USB sticks have been implicated in many attacks, including Stuxnet, but this attack relies on modifying the USB controller's software, which is extremely difficult to detect.