A USB Drive That Will Kill A Computer

I don't know who would want one of these, but a site called USBKill.com is selling a device (similar in appearance to a USB Flash Drive), that purportedly is designed for testing the surge protection of electronics to their limits - and beyond.According to the site:"When plugged into a device, the USB Killer rapidly charges its capacitors... Continue Reading →

Geek Squeaks’ (#69) – A Mini USB Drive, WOT Protection, Popular iPhone Apps and a 1TB Swiss Knife

Featured Tech Product of the Day - HP v165w 16 GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive —————————————————– Way To Go WOT! – Now Protecting 30 Million Users @ Bill Mullin’s Weblog – Tech Thoughts —————————————————– Some of the Most Popular iPhone Apps @ Scoroncocolo —————————————————– Swiss Knife with 1 TB USB Flash Drive @ Plato On-Line... Continue Reading →

PortableApps Suite

If you own an USB flash drive, then you will want to grab the most recent version of “PortableApps Suite”.  The launcher and collection of apps will fit comfortably on a 512 MB drive. PortableApps Suite™ is a collection of portable apps including a web browser, email client, office suite, calendar/scheduler, instant messaging client, antivirus,... Continue Reading →

Worm Bounty set by Microsoft ($250,000)

Remember the Conficker worm that you recently read about here on “What’s on my PC…” [ click here ] ?  In summary, Microsoft is going on the offensive by offering a quarter of a million dollars to track down the author(s) of the Conficker worm (aka: downadup, Kido). Conficker exploits a Windows vulnerability; patched by... Continue Reading →

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