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Re: Malicious devices & vulnerabilties
From: Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon () openwall com>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 16:48:04 +0400


On Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 16:32 -0500, Xi Wang wrote:
On Jan 8, 2012, at 3:19 PM, Eitan Adler wrote:
Computer monitors? Keyboards. Anything you could plug into the
computer without opening up the case.

That makes sense, though it's a little bit strange to say "hey man
plug in this fancy monitor" for an attack, compared to lending a
usb stick. ;-)

As USB device could pretend being almost any external device and fake
its own device ID, sizes and popularity of the device shouldn't limit
the set of untrusted drivers.


Vasiliy Kulikov
http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments

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