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Using a Thunderbolt adapter like an USB-to-Thunderbolt adapter on a computer without any Thunderbolt port Probably not. The attack relies on the Thunderbolt controller's access to internal system buses, combined with custom firmware that lets it read and write data from memory at will. Going through another bus, such as USB, will probably break this chain. ...


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The question is old but the concern remains in situations where you might not be able to 'trust' a system that you need to connect to a USB storage device. Furthermore it is very difficult to locate a flashdrive with a write protect switch (only a few exist last I looked) Hence the following answer for 2020 and beyond: What you may want to consider is a ...


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Hollywood did, and does, a lot of things divorced from reality. There was a lot of mostly smoke involving Tempest and Van Eck stuff back in the day. However, it was primarily dependent upon the use of an old CRT in text mode only. Even then, it only worked under nearly pristine laboratory conditions and at short range. If you find yourself working on an ...


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If you fear that people from your workspace will access your home PC, then VPN with the usual settings does not allow communication between your home network and your workplace's network. When you connect to your workplace with your VPN client, your home network becomes hidden for your computer and people from your workplace cannot access any computer from ...


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