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thumb drive

thumb drive

n
(Computer Science) a thumb-sized portable computer hard drive and data storage device
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The flaw in the remote management device could allow an attacker to plug in a 'virtual' thumb drive laden with malware.
The largest health care provider in northern Nevada says some of its patients' private information was stored on a thumb drive that's been missing since June 30.
Secret Service agents arrested a Chinese woman after she bypassed layers of security and gained access to the reception area of President Donald Trump's Florida resort this past weekend, saying they found she was carrying two passports and a thumb drive containing malicious software, according to court documents.
Ozzy and his close friend Sigi (who is also Rin's daughter) receive a mysterious package, and become convinced that its plane ticket and thumb drive are from Rin, and the gateway to a new adventure awaits!
The report also read that the agents found a "hardware wallet, a device almost like a thumb drive" and were able to retrieve $300,000 of the stolen funds.
He said many other PKR divisions had new applicants that bypassed the filling up of either the physical or online membership form and used the 'thumb drive' method, including the Batu division and Kudat division with these two via two PKR leaders.
So, I challenged the workshop presenters to show the first three steps they would take to find information on security issues related to USB thumb drives. The trick, though, was that I only sent them an image of a thumb drive; I didn't specify the words to describe it.
Before exploring these drives further, be warned that transferring files on a USB thumb drive can be problematic for at least three reasons.
FRIDAY, June 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Data from social media capture early public experiences with the JUUL vaporizer, a nicotine delivery device that is the size and shape of a thumb drive, according to a study published in the June 26 issue of Drug and Alcohol Dependence.
The thumb drive that a patron wants to plug in to one of your public access computers may include a Trojan horse.
Educators and experts appear most concerned about the JUUL vaping device, which is designed to look just like a computer thumb drive. It can be recharged with a laptop's USB port, and there is anecdotal evidence that students have used them to vape while in class.
  The warrantless search of a mans thumb drive was unlawful under the private-search doctrine because the detective lacked virtual certainty that it contained only contraband and that his inspection would reveal only what he had already been told was on the drive, the North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled.