usb thumbdrive questions

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by MonkAttack, Nov 30, 2009.

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  1. MonkAttack

    MonkAttack Registered Member

    Nov 30, 2009
    Im wondering somthing...

    1. How can i protect my usb from malware when putting it into friends,family computers??.

    2. Also how can i protect my infermation like emails,passwords etc on the drive... can i be sure to leave no tracks on that person computer...

    4.Also how can i protect my internet information websites i visit and stuff under chrome,firefox on my usb thumb drive when using there internet.I mean like internet data

    PS im using portable apps software..
    also the usb thumb drive is a sandisk cruze thumb drive.
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  2. box750

    box750 Registered Member

    Nov 11, 2008
    What you ask for is not possible, the computer is not yours and the administrator of that computer can do pretty much anything he likes, if they have a keylogger/malware installed then bad luck.

    You can only aspire to minimize the risks but you will never be 100% safe, it is not your computer.

    I would consider Ironkey if you can afford it. Alternatively look at what kind of software Ironkey has installed and search for free portable software that will do the same thing then install it on your USB, that exists but needs some research to find it.
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