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# usb - Monday 19 November, 2018

NUIG data breach concerns as USB possibly storing student details goes missing

All students who may have been impacted have been notified.

# usb - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

ISIS cyber criminal who hid USB drive in cufflinks sentenced to 8 years in prison

Samata Allah was alleged to have assisted IS in spreading its propaganda online.

# usb - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Apple is changing the iPhone's charging port again

The switch to a USB-C port would put the Apple product on par with others across the industry.

# usb - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

You're going to start seeing more of these new USB ports from now on

USB Type-C ports and cables are slowly becoming a standard feature for devices, and they’re here to stay.

# usb - Friday 27 May, 2016

Charging your phone using public USB ports isn't as safe as you might think

One more thing to keep in mind the next time you have a low battery.

# usb - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Should you bother ejecting a USB drive properly?

You’re regularly nagged about it when you don’t but is it any harm to just take it out manually?

# usb - Sunday 8 February, 2015

What's the story with the new USB cables?

And how will USB Type-C affect your current devices?

# usb - Friday 3 October, 2014

Hackers have figured out a major security flaw in USB sticks

Even completely deleting the contents of a USB stick wouldn’t get rid of the dangerous code.

# usb - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

The smaller, reversible USB that will replace all connectors is ready for production

The design for the next-gen USB has been completed, and it plans to solve the problems associated with current connectors.

# usb - Friday 27 June, 2014

Woman electrocuted by faulty USB charger on her laptop

The 28-year-old woman was found wearing headphones and with her computer in her lap.

# usb - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

The reversible USB is finally on its way

The new USB cables means users won’t have to worry about which end they use, or if the plug is upside down.

# usb - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Google Street View blunder, chopping off fingers and mating scenes

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.