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USB4 is coming, and it's based on Thunderbolt
The non-profit USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) is preparing for the launch of USB4, with new specifications for its design and use.
Honeywell upgrades USB protection for ICS environments
Industrial cybersecurity provider Honeywell has doubled down on its protection against USB-based threats towards industrial operators.
Symantec releases neural network-integrated USB scanning station
Symantec Industrial Control System Protection Neural helps defend against USB-borne cyber attacks on operational technology.
Review: Is the Zendure SuperCord the fix for cable frustrations?
You may have seen the Zendure SuperCord on social media being used to drag a car around - does it live up to the marketing?
Fileless malware sneaks into Windows machines via USB flash drives
A malicious backdoor called BKDR-ANDROM.ETIN is using fileless malware to infect systems through USB flash drives.
Hackers are able to target your e-cigarette... Is nothing sacred?
"A lot of folks aren't aware that something like this is even possible."
Honeywell launches USB security solution for industrial control systems
"Plants need solutions that let people work efficiently, but also don’t compromise cyber security and, with it, industrial safety."
Hands-on review: MicFlip’s Reversible Micro USB Cable
MicFlip has created the first ever reversible Micro USB, compatible with all Micro USB plugs.
ESET discovers strange malware targeting USB
“It seems that this malware was created for targeted attacks on systems isolated from the internet.”
D-Link shows off spherical Wi-Fi USB adapter
"Our new USB Wi-Fi Adapter will significantly upgrade the network speeds of a device, providing the ability to do more online and stray farther."
Review: Mimobot Star Wars USB Drive
If you’re a Star Wars fan or not, it’s definitely worth a spot in your Mimobot collection.
Kiwi startup to solve USB charging woes
“We use our cables and devices so often that we have almost accepted this frustration as the norm.”
Review: Kaynex Sydnee
Here’s a first world problem. Most families have a pile of USB charged gadgets. Trouble is there are usually only a few suitable spots for plugging everything in to ensure they stay charged. As any parent with teens knows, Charged gadgets equals happy families.