When USB security hangs by a thread

Make your computer look like it's falling apart with a fake severed cable.

Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

Not everyone has a USB flash drive outfitted with locks or alarms , but there may be a better deterrant anyway: deception. The aptly named Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories has devised a diabolical way to create a USB key that looks like a hastily severed cable. All that's needed is some epoxy glue, an old cord, and "almost zero technical know-how," according to Uber-Review. A step-by-step guide can be found here.) If that doesn't work, please proceed to the next level of deception.

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