USB device


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USB device

Any peripheral device that plugs into the computer via the USB port. External hard drives and flash drives are common USB devices, but there are numerous products that plug into USB, making it the most widely used interface on a computer. See USB, USB device class, USB drive and portable hard drive.
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When you buy a USB device, you simply plug it into your computer.
Unlike a USB 2.0-compliant PC, a dual-role OTG device need not have the capability to identify any other USB device. However, any such dual-role device must be able to operate as a standard-compliant peripheral when connected to a PC.
This malware exclusively uses USB devices for propagation, without leaving any evidence on the compromised computer.
Media Maven Plus Series Duplicator is based on Media Maven duplicator, plus an extra USB port to support duplication of USB devices. The new Media Maven Plus Duplicator is powered by Athena technology with higher media compatibility and faster data transfer rate.
USB devices such as mice, keyboards and thumb-drives can be used to hack into personal computers Reuters reported citing a top computer researcher.
MXI Security, a provider of managed portable security solutions, said today that it has added a 64GB capacity device to its range of Stealth secure USB devices.
The DIR-685 includes two USB ports enabled with D-Link's unique SharePortao technology, allowing multiple users to wirelessly share USB devices such as multi-function printers (MFP), scanners, and external hard drives, from virtually anywhere in the home or office.
The DSOs also integrate 2 x USB host ports for external storage and printing devices, one on the front and one on the rear; 1 x USB device port for high-speed PC connectivity; 10/100 Mb LAN for Internet/intranet connectivity; GPIB; and XGA out for external monitors and projectors.
Ampro's special embedded BIOS in each ReadyBoard SBC offers extended boot options, including booting from a USB device (such as a CD or floppy), and a Managed Boot Agent, enabling booting from an appropriately configured network server with PXE or DHCP support.
SecuriKey is an easy to deploy security product that combines a small, keylike USB device with password protection.
The OTG supplement describes the following enhancements to a typical USB device: limited host capability to communicate with other USB devices without the need for PC intervention; a small USB form factor for highly mobile devices; and low power operation to preserve battery life.