Why you should ditch your USB stick

Everyone has a collection of memory sticks; one memory stick has that presentation, another one has this coursework. And, it always seems to be when our lives depend on it that they get corrupted or snap in half. We don’t really think about the security risks of our USB sticks when we use them on a daily basis, but USB flash drives haven’t always had a good track record. They’ve been known to spread serious viruses as hackers can write their malicious code and copy it into the USB stick’s flash memory which in turn gets transferred onto your PC….

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