One in Four Malware Infections Arrives via USB
According to PandaLabs, 27 percent of all malware infections in the past year came from infected USB hardware.
PandaLabs researchers report that 27 percent of all malware infections in the past year originated with infected USB hardware, predominantly flash drives.
"Other devices that connect to PCs via USB, including smartphones, cameras and music players, also are a threat," writes Computerworld's Gregg Keizer.
"The USB infection vector isn't new," Keizer writes. "Two years ago, the Conficker worm made headlines worldwide after it spread using flash drives, among other avenues."
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