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Agreed. Many high security locations epoxy the USB ports.

Many years ago, I worked on an USAF Afb supporting and developing for Vaxes. The DOD ran a security sweep doing two things. First, they attempted to penetrate any system they saw on the network. At the time, they could not get past the VMS security, but they found numerous Unix machines wide open with unpatched issues.

So, they hacked in, modified the login screen or some other obvious place to say something like "You've been hacked, please call the base security office (insert phone # here) immediately!"

And then they waited. And no one called. D'Oh! | :doh: I think a key part of security is simply paying attention.

The also did another test. They created many thousands of infected USB drives and leave them in parking lots, bathrooms, etc. Even though security protocols dictated to turn in these devices to security, it was uncanny how many really smart people shoved them into their machines, cause, you know, I just got to know.
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