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"BadUSB" immune devices...

Posted: 25 May 2016, 13:55
by fullmoonremix

Re: "BadUSB" immune devices...

Posted: 04 Mar 2017, 10:17
by Evan

The USG Dongle protects you from BadUSB attacks ... b-attacks/

This just turned up at Hexus news for $50.
noted that "the truly paranoid" can build their own USG firmware.

Re: "BadUSB" immune devices...

Posted: 23 Jun 2017, 12:54
by anajames
Thanks for the share. But how is it immune? Like what is in there that keeps it immune.

Re: "BadUSB" immune devices...

Posted: 25 Jun 2017, 17:48
by n0ctilucient
In the case of Coreboot/Libreboot (eg... Chomebook/Lenovo X200 ThinkPad)
... this is trusted firmware which protects the device @ boot.

As for USG it stops unauthorized USB writes to
the attached device's firmware/microprocessor.

And "locked" USB adapters only allow charging
devices while blocking all data transfer.

Finally... Kanguru brand devices use "signed"
(encyrpted) trusted firmware to protect it's products.

Re: "BadUSB" immune devices...

Posted: 29 Jun 2017, 12:12
by anajames
That is quite a piece of information. And where can one get hold of one of these.

Re: "BadUSB" immune devices...

Posted: 30 Jun 2017, 13:22
by n0ctilucient
You can find one of the link's in Evan's post. Also the links in the original post.

As for the links with a "webwarper" prefix remove the url prefix first.
(the WebWarper service is discontinued...)