IBM: We distributed malware-ridden USB drives

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  1. ronjor

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    And it's not a first for the AusCERT conference, either. Two years ago malware was found on USB drives handed out by Telstra at the show.
    To be fair, it can happen to anyone. HP shipped out USB drives in 2008 that had a worm.
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    and will happen again? but then ;)

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    The message here: disable AutoRun in Windows or be wary of USB, particularly freebies, or both.

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    Thanks IBM, i'll be plugging your potentially infected media in to my machine at the earliest possible convenience.
     
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