Ars Technica - Risk Assessment: Meet PoisonTap, the $5 tool that ransacks password-protected computers

Enlarge (credit: Samy Kamkar) The perils of leaving computers unattended just got worse, thanks to a newly released exploit tool that takes only 30 seconds to install a privacy-invading backdoor, even when the machine is locked with a strong password. PoisonTap, as the tool has been dubbed, runs…

Article Link: http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/11/meet-poisontap-the-5-tool-that-ransacks-password-protected-computers/
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