Watch what you interface with, Take 2

“Researchers at Symantec are noting an uptick in USB-based malware as reports surface of a U.S. Army ban on USB devices and portable media.

According to reports on Wired, the U.S. Army has banned the use of USB sticks, flash media cards, CDs and other removable storage due tosecurity concerns and the proliferation of theAgent.btz worm a variant of SillyFDC that spreads by copying itself to thumb drives or other removable media. ” Read more…