From Biometrics July 10, 2012
22 JUL 2012
Beware of what you plug into your PC’s USB ports.
Dropped infected USB in the company parking lot as a way of getting malware onto the company network
By Cory Doctorow at 4:00 pm Tuesday, Jul 10
Workers at the Dutch offices of DSM, a chemical company, report finding USB sticks in the company parking lot, which appeared to have been lost. However, when the company's IT department examined the sticks, they discovered that they were loaded with malware set to auto run in company computers, which would harvest employee login credentials. It appears that criminal dropped the keys in the hopes of tricking a employees into getting them into the company network.