New USB Kill 2.0 Thumb Drive Can Kill Your Laptop or PC in a Second
Security Update : A Hong Kong company is selling a USB thumb drive called USB Kill 2.0 that can fry any computer it’s plugged into by introducing a power surge via the USB port.
Last year, a device called USB Killer developed by a Russian hacker named Dark Purple made waves online because of its ability to destroy any computer the hacker wanted.
Now, a Hong Kong company that uses the same name, USB Killer, has launched a similar product called USB Kill 2.0, which is selling online for $ 49.95.
The company claims it developed the product for the sole purpose of allowing companies to test if their devices are vulnerable to USB power surge attacks.
The device also comes with a protection shield sold for $ 13.95 that allows users to test their devices without destroying them.
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