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Re: Security with USB Devices
From: "Thor (Hammer of God)" <thor () hammerofgod com>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 10:40:20 -0700

The same goes for USB drivers (and printer drivers). If it's in the default Windows driver.cab (I belive) then you're golden. When you add a new device to a machine, sometimes you need to provide a driver, and sometimes you don't. That's why.

Further, regular users in a domain can add new printer drivers by default though you can easily prevent this with group policy. I brought this up several years ago in regard to delivering a kernel mode rootkit via a printer driver by a non-admin user, but I've not seen anyone code it up yet.


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