Tuesday, 13 October 2015

USB Killer 2.0: Researcher USB Stick Develops Destroys Computers

A Russian researcher has developed a USB drive that allows to destroy computers. The USB Killer 2.0 is the successor to the USB Killer which researcher 'Dark Purple' in March this year demonstrated and would be much more effective in physical damage to computers.

The investigator heard a story about a stolen USB stick which, when connected to a laptop half would have burned. This story fascinated the researcher so that he decided to develop a similar USB stick. The first version was a bunch of capacitors charged to 110 V and then discharged back to the USB connector. The newest one is slightly more sophisticated and dumps immediately -220V on the USB port, says Hack a Day. As evidence made ​​the researcher video below. The motherboard would be so damaged that there is now a replacement order during the demonstration.

No comments:

Post a Comment