Security company warns of usb sticks used in spy attacks

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Thus, infected USB sticks spread through the attacked organization and air-gapped machines not directly connected to the Internet can also be infected. The malware provides the attackers with access to the infected system and will infect newly connected usb sticks. A group of cyber-espionage attackers is using usb sticks as its primary method of infection, security firm Mandiant warns.

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