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Man Sentenced After Losing USB Drive Filled with Child Porn

The Court of Créteil, on July 11, sentenced a 34-year-old Frenchman for downloading hundreds of pictures and videos of child abuse from darknet forums and imageboards. The man, according to the court, had an interest in children as young as six. Although the investigation had yielded all the evidence needed for a harsh punishment, the court sentenced the man to ... Read More »

Fundamental security flaws in USB

USB or Universal Serial Bus was not designed with security in mind. Windows, Linux and OS X basically trust anything plugged in USB port. If a hacker has a very short, but private session with your laptop, this attack vector becomes very feasible. Before actual security threats, let’s analyze how USB works in general. Every USB device has a controller ... Read More »

Police Recruit Another Canine Who Sniffs Out USB Drives

A young black Labrador is the police’s latest recruit to a new, highly specialized form of investigation. The puppy, named URL, is trained to sniff out electronic devices during police searches. URL hunts down USB drives by the scent of chemical compounds emitted by the device. Another black Labrador named Bear – one of only nine dogs certified to sniff ... Read More »

Veracrypt Tutorial: How To Encrypt A USB Drive?

A simple tutorial explaining how to install VeraCrypt – The tutorial was created and contributed by Ping (Blog: http://w363zoq3ylux5rf5.onion.rent/blog/owner/ping). Lets start – First, go to the link here and select the version you want to use and download it. Now open a terminal and go to the directory where you downloaded the file and extract it: tar -xzvf veracrypt-1.0f.1-setup.tar.gz (Note: ... Read More »