[unisog] Pen testers after my own heart...

PaulFM paulfm at me.umn.edu
Tue Jun 13 15:49:37 GMT 2006


Which is why I pretty much disable autorun on everything I can (esp. the CD 
rom).  Something I have been doing since Windows NT 4 came out.


Chris Edwards wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Jun 2006, Jordan Wiens wrote:
> 
> | http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/storage/usbfaq.mspx
> | -----
> | Q: What must I do to trigger Autorun on my USB storage device?
> | The Autorun capabilities are restricted to CD-ROM drives and fixed disk 
> 
> ...which suggests a variation on the attack - simply burn a load of 
> autorun CDs and leave them around!  
> 
> (cheaper than memory sticks too)
> 
> As for globally disabling USB, I think we'd have a riot on our hands.  
> In our University environment, education is the way to go.
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