Articles tagged: thumbdrive
Malware on the flash drive can be copied to your computer.
Leaving a flash drive or USB thumb drive plugged in all the time runs a small risk of prematurely wearing it out. We’ll look at why, and what to do.
There are several approaches to password-protecting a flash drive, one of which might be designed for exactly the task at hand.
If you don’t have a CD or DVD drive, you may be able to turn that ISO image into a bootable USB thumb drive.
Depending on the format of the drive, how the malware finds you, and how you access Windows, you may or may not have a problem! Does that sound vague enough for you?
Having a bootable version of an operating system like Ubuntu on a USB flash drive can be very handy for a variety of reasons. Since flash memory can wear out, however, it’s important that you back up.