usb

for your health

Teenage Boy Inserts USB Cable Into Penis: A Cautionary Tale

A Chinese teenager was taken to the hospital last month after getting a charger stuck in his urethra.
Sarah Emerson
7.11.18
DIY

How to Turn an Old iPhone Into a Flash Drive

YouTuber Scotty Allen is back with a new and glorious Frankenstein's monster of tech.
Wajeeh Maaz
5.4.18
Internet Insecurity

Redditor Details Scheme to Use USB Stick to Infect Random Computers With Ethereum-Mining Virus

As ethereum’s price keeps rising, wannabe cybercriminals are trying to find ways to make an easy buck at the expense of others.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.23.17
typical university life

Someone Left USB Keyloggers on Computers Across a University Campus in Canada

Carleton University fell victim to a ransomeware attack in November.
Jordan Pearson
3.28.17
News

This $5 Device Can Hack Your Locked Computer In One Minute

A new plug and hack device can steal your cookies even if your computer is locked.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.16.16
Apple

This Parody of the New MacBook Pro Is a Little Too Real

"Need a MacBook Pro? Like pro pro? Like needs an adaptor for everything pro?"
Madison Margolin
11.2.16
Apple

Apple Rumored to Remove Old-School USB Ports on Next Macbook Pro

First they came for your iPhone headphone jack. Then they came for your USB ports.
Madison Margolin
10.18.16
study

A Whole Lot of Nitwits Will Plug a Random USB Into Their Computer, Study Finds

A group of researcher proves the long-held conviction that hackers can trick users into inserting potentially dangerous USB drives into their computers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.6.16
Motherboard

Amazon Bans Unsafe USB-C Cables After Exhaustive Independent Research

Nice guys finish first.
Nicholas Deleon
3.30.16
short circuit

A Google Engineer Is on a USB Cable-Reviewing Spree

Has he lost his damn mind?
Jordan Pearson
11.4.15
video

This USB Kill Stick Fries Your Motherboard with Electricity

It can take out any device with a USB port.
Rachel Pick
10.13.15
security

The 'USB Killer' Won't Fry Your Computer. Probably.

Don’t believe the internet folks. But don’t trust strangers’ USB drives either.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.20.15