Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/181743/what-are-the-dangers-of-an-untrusted-usb-drive/
Using trusted USB drives that you own on your up to date, well-secured operating system is one thing, but what if your best friend stops by with their USB drive and wants you to copy some files to it? Does your friend’s USB drive pose any risks to your well-secured system, or is it just baseless fear?
Woohoo! Another use for my Raspberry Pi. Absolutely nothing of value on it yet since I'm using it to learn more about Linux and be comfortable in the command line, so if I totally corrupt it I just re-flash a new image onto the SD card
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