[OT] Hackers break into Linux kernel home

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Fri Sep 2 21:54:43 UTC 2011

On 09/02/2011 03:55 PM, Jonesy wrote:
> That is one sneaky (pun intended) way to introduce malware onto a 
> machine and (possibly) into a network.  The ploy is to 'sprinkle' 
> infected USB thumb drives in employee parking lots of targeted 
> companies.

Some people just won't believe how often this works, if I remember right
there was a recent high profile compromise done exactly this way.
Somebody targeted a stupid employee, they left a thumb drive by their
car and boom that person was dumb enough to stick it into a work
computer and here comes the dominoes better start running because
they're all falling, and they're falling faster then you can put them
back up.

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