A nonprofit security research group is building technology to trap malware spread from PC to PC via USB storage drives, the method used to infect computers with the Flame cyber-espionage malware. The Honeynet Project launched the effort Thursday, saying it was necessary to combat increasing use of portable drives in spreading malicious programs. Malcontents or criminals within an organization often use such methods to compromise closed networks that are not accessible through the Internet.
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