UK firms naive to USB stick dangers

Thursday, 25 January 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Half of UK companies are prepared to put their network security at risk by inserting a USB stick posing as a party invitation, according to research published this week.

IT consultancy NCC targeted finance directors from 500 listed firms in a range of sectors in a security awareness campaign, with USB sticks forming part of an anonymous invitation saying ‘For Your Chance to Attend the Party of a Lifetime’.

At Computing.

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