Student one flash card eliminated the entire University: details of the cyberattack century

Студент одной флешкой ликвидировал весь университет:  подробности кибератаки века

Former student in court admitted the destruction of data on 66 computers, which belonged to the College of Saint rose in Albany, new York. It is known that the young man was used to such attacks, the Killer USB device (“USB killer”).

This became known thanks to the local media.

Студент одной флешкой ликвидировал весь университет:  подробности кибератаки века


According to journalists at the court on 27-year-old citizen of India Vishwanath Akuthota living in the United States on a student visa, admitted that on 14 February 2019 killed himself 59 PCs and seven Apple Mac computers, as well as several digital monitors with USB ports.

Студент одной флешкой ликвидировал весь университет:  подробности кибератаки века

The College Of Saint Rose

When you connect to a computer or any device “deadly stick” begins to accumulate charge from their capacitors, until it reaches the critical voltage, and then rapidly discharges it back to the host device. The power surge overloads and destroys the USB port of the computer and all its electric system that physically displays the computer unusable.

It is worth Recalling that the Ukrainian postal and telecommunications declared war on the sites that distribute pirated content. 8 April 2019 in Ukraine started operation “Pirate”, with the purpose of strengthening of counteraction to violations in the sphere of infringement of the copyright holders. Only with the beginning of the year ciberpolitica covered hundreds of online cinemas.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the famous Czech magazine Respekt conducted its own investigation regarding the activities and exposure throughout the country large-scale Russian center for cyber attacks. The publication released information that for these purposes the Russian security services have created and used two computer company in Prague.

Recall that in the Czech Republic called the main threat to NATO: the world froze.

As reported Znaia the Russians say what they think about the elections in Ukraine: training manual Putin.

Also Znayu wrote, hackers attacked the CEC: election information at risk.

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