Malicious USB attacks are nothing new. However, PoisonTap takes malicious USB hacks to the next level with a really cheap device that can do a lot of damage. Watch today’s video to learn how Samy Kamkar turned a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero into a hacking device that can defeat your computer’s lock screen, backdoor your computer, and steal your browsing and site related information.
Episode Runtime: 3:46
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaynvuIjMvQ
- Samy Kamkar’s research and blog post on PoisonTap – Samy.pl
- Kamkar’s video detailing PoisonTap – YouTube
- $5 USB tool backdoors your computer in 30 seconds – Computer World
- Previous Daily Security Byte on similar USB lockscreen bypass – Secplicity