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  • This laptop-bricking USB stick just got even more dangerous (video at source site)

    03/18/2017 6:54:27 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 52 replies
    ZDNet ^ | March 16, 2017 -- 19:42 GMT (12:42 PDT) | By Zack Whittaker
    When plugged in, this weaponized USB stick can destroy laptops, kiosks, ATMs, cars, and more. (Image: USBKill) Remember that USB stick that would destroy almost anything in its path, from laptops, photo booths, kiosks, to even cars? Now there's a new version, and it's even more dangerous than before. In case you missed it the first time around, a Hong Kong-based company built a weaponized pocket-sized USB stick, which when plugged into a device, will rapidly charge its capacitors from the USB power supply and then discharge, frying the affected device's circuits. Dubbed the USB Kill stick, it fries almost...
  • AM and FM Over the Air on a USB Stick

    12/12/2012 1:56:12 PM PST · by killermosquito · 17 replies
    12/12/12 | killermosquito
    I'm interested in buying a Nexus 7 or some other tablet. Listning to radio on web is ok but I want to listen to radio over the air but through the tablet. Is there a USB stick with AM/FM radio?
  • Jailed for Possessing Al Qaeda Magazine [Inspire]

    05/15/2012 1:47:41 PM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies
    EAST LONDON LINES.co.uk ^ | May 11, 2012 | n/a
    SNIPPET - quote: Mohammed Abu Hasnath, 19,  of Blair Street E14, has been jailed at the Old Bailey for 14 months after he admitted being in possession of Al Qaeda’s on-line terrorist magazine “Inspire.” The young perfume salesman was arrested by detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command on October 13 last year as he was cycling along the East India Dock Road. Hasnath pleaded guilty to four charges of having copies of the magazine on his computer memory USB stick. The Central Criminal Court heard that he had also painted burqas on scantily clad women featured on advertising posters in the local area. As...
  • Kill Bin Laden 'plot' rumbled ("Report" from Al-Queda supporter - unconfirmed)

    02/09/2011 3:43:04 AM PST · by Stoat · 34 replies
    EXCLUSIVEKill Bin Laden 'plot' rumbled  TERROR leader Osama bin Laden has escaped a US plot to bomb him in his hideout, it was claimed yesterday. Supporter Abu al-Fatah claimed the al-Qaeda chief had foiled a US mission to track him in his lair.He claimed a computer memory stick containing interview questions sent to Bin Laden contained a tiny tracking beacon.Its signals would have helped America target his location with an accurate unmanned drone attack.Al-Fatah says the chip was discovered when Bin Laden's security scanned the USB stick. He said: "The US forces used a device that could transmit signals to...