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people really do plug in the USB devices they find

2016.04.13

In case there was any question: people really do plug in the USB devices they find. In a test with 300 flash drives distributed at a university campus, the first came online within six minutes, and about 45% of all drives were activated at some point.

Hat-tip to Martin for the article, who points out just how bad an idea it really is plug in unknown USB devices. And a hat-tip to Adrian for a potential solution.

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