How are USB flash drives a security risk?

IT Questions BankCategory: Introduction to IoTHow are USB flash drives a security risk?

How are USB flash drives a security risk?

  • They cannot be encrypted.
  • They have a controller that can be infected.
  • They contain wireless antennas.
  • They contain a remote sensor.

Explanation: Refer to curriculum topic: 5.1.3
USB and thumb drives include a tiny controller that can be infected with malware. No antivirus scanning will detect the malware because it is contained in the controller and not in the data area.

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