Users Really Do Plug in USB Drives They Find
IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, pp. 306-319, 2016.
We investigate the anecdotal belief that end users will pick up and plug in USB flash drives they find by completing a controlled experiment in which we drop 297 flash drives on a large university campus. We find that the attack is effective with an estimated success rate of 45 -- 98% and expeditious with the first drive connected in less...More
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