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Re: Hidden Copying Software
From: jim () openanswers co uk
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 09:30:09 +0100 (BST)

Hi,
You should ask the prof to apply occam's razor to this situation. Did he leave the key unattended? Maybe he needed to pee and left it in a workstation; it would only take a few seconds to copy the contents.

Also consider that the leak may have come from somewhere else. What evidence do you have that the file was stolen from the key? Where else is it stored? Are there any hard copies floating around. Don't get blinded by the possible but unlikely event that someone trojaned a machine in the off chance that the USB key held the information they wanted. The simplest answer may be the right one, and usually is.

Regards,
Jim Halfpenny

On Mon, 24 Jul 2006, Rocky wrote:

Hi list,

A friend of mine who is a medical professor asked me if
it is possible to copy his usb thumb drive from their
class room pc without knowing it? he told me maybe
there's a hidden software that copying it in the background?

His exam from his usb thumbdrive was exposed all over
to his student.I told him that you need a very high tech
software or expensive to do it? Is any such software capable
of this? this some kind of impossible task in my views.

Thanks.

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