U3 USB Stick (In-)Security

USB sticks are THE Trend. They combine memory space and high data rates, they are small, lightweight, and are rewritable thousand times.

New USB sticks often come with U3 technology, which enables so called portable applications to be started directly from the USB stick. Which additional risks bear these U3 USB sticks compared to “normal” USB sticks? And how can these risks be minimized? This technical article shows possible dangers and solutions.

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