WHAT IS “USB KILLER”?
An explanation about the mechanism and countermeasures of USB KILLER
Previously, electric devices with USB ports were mainly PCs and their peripherals, however nowadays, various devices have USB ports such as TVs, smartphones, and games console. Since USB is a unified standard, many products support it. By the way, do you know there are products that can destroy your devices just by plugging it into a USB port? That kind of products are called “USB Killer”. Actually damaged cases have been reported. In this content, we explain mechanism of products called USB Killer, the threats that can occur due to a misuse of USB Killer, and countermeasures against USB Killer.
1. What is “USB Killer”?
2. How USB Killer works
3. Devices that can be destroyed by USB Killer
4. Measures against USB Killer
4-1. Do not connect to unfamiliar USB products
4-2. Use devices that equip surge measures to prevent overvoltage
Summary Security measures are essential for USB terminals as well
1. Importance of data storage
2. Which media should you choose for data storage?
2-4. Memory card
2-5. USB memory
2-6. Optical disk
2-8. Cloud storage
Summary Make a backup regularly
These days, price of USB memory has becoming cheaper. Although it is fairly reasonable, you still may have difficulty to buy it due to various capacities and features. What kind of USB memory is suitable for you? This content explains how to choose USB memories and our recommended products.