IT risks rise on USB drives

Monday, 2 October 2006, 9:32 AM EST

Insiders stealing relatively large amounts of data on tiny USB memory sticks have already made the ubiquitous devices a potent security threat. But the emergence of flash drives capable of storing and auto-running applications straight off the device will likely make them an even greater security headache.

This danger is not going unnoticed by IT professionals.

At Computerworld.

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