USB Killer

Man fried over 50 college computers with weaponized USB stick

Vishwanath Akuthota didn’t make it hard for authorities to prove that he was the person who destroyed $58,000 worth of college equipment using a USB stick.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

Fry all the things! USB Kill zaps tons of computing devices

A modified thumb drive called USB Kill is capable of frying all kinds of devices such as gaming consoles, smartphones, and a car’s dashboard.

David Bisson reports.

This USB stick will fry your computer within seconds

Yet another reason not to plug a USB stick of unknown origin into one of your computers.