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Watch Out For Fake 2 GB USB Drives

Postby Ian on Fri May 18, 2007 8:46 pm

Wow.. this thing even says D-Link on it. Then again, that should probably tip you off since D-Link doesn't sell USB flash drives.

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/blog/66

A friend has just sent me the picture below by e-mail. This is a fake 2 GB pen drive someone bought at one of those little shacks that sell computer parts on an underdeveloped country. Ouch!
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Postby Wesociety on Sat May 19, 2007 12:13 am

LOL! So... watch out if you are ever buying a USB flash drive from a tent in China? :^o
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Postby socheat on Sun May 20, 2007 11:57 am

Wow, a flash drive w/ a MAC address... ;)
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Postby Wesociety on Sun May 20, 2007 5:13 pm

Socheat wrote:Wow, a flash drive w/ a MAC address... ;)

Haha! It's probably an old D-Link wireless USB adapter...
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