Re: Disabling USB mass storage

From: Alvaro Prieto (alvaro_at_apg88.com)
Date: 03/08/05

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    Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 13:48:16 -0500
    To: Victor Pereira <pelasaco@gmail.com>
    
    

    How about getting USB to PS2 adapter for those who have a usb mouse?
    Like this one here: http://sewelldirect.com/PS2toUSB.asp

    Alvaro

    Victor Pereira wrote:

    >And what about W2k ? I can't use GPO to restrict usb read/writing..
    >does exist any solution without a 3rd part software ?
    >
    >
    >On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 03:20:42 -0800 (PST), sanjiv <ska262001@yahoo.co.in> wrote:
    >
    >
    >>we are doing the same for the time being but now
    >>system come with USB mouse and hence the problem. Is
    >>it possible to restrict by some means this USB port to
    >>use only USB mouse?
    >>
    >>Is there a tool or someway to detect all systems on
    >>the domain where USB port is open? <As a cross-check
    >>and to be double sure>
    >>
    >>Best regards,
    >>Sanjiv
    >>
    >>
    >>--- Bob <Bob@dexis.net> wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>>Why not just disable the USB in bios and set a
    >>>password on the bios for
    >>>setup?
    >>>
    >>>Works for me all the time.
    >>>
    >>>Bob
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>Mark Teicher wrote:
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>>Sanctuary from SecureWave <www.securewave.com> is
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>good for locking down other external connectors also
    >>>from an enterprise perspective
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>>-----Original Message-----
    >>>>From: Lynn Preston <saint_vitus@arcticmail.com>
    >>>>Sent: Mar 3, 2005 3:18 PM
    >>>>To: Martin a Marika TYDOROVCI <tydy@szm.sk>,
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>focus-ms@securityfocus.com
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>>Subject: Re: Disabling USB mass storage
    >>>>
    >>>>Martin,
    >>>>Not sure of your specific requirements, but
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>there's a software title by the name of DeviceLock
    >>>that works well.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>>It works well with all devices. The only drawback
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>is that if the user is a member of the Local Admin
    >>>group, they
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>>can alter the settings.
    >>>>
    >>>>http://devicelock.securitybyte.com/
    >>>>
    >>>>Just some more thoughts. Take Care !
    >>>>
    >>>>- Lynn Preston
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>----- Original Message -----
    >>>>From: "Martin a Marika TYDOROVCI" <tydy@szm.sk>
    >>>>To: focus-ms@securityfocus.com
    >>>>Subject: Disabling USB mass storage
    >>>>Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2005 21:10:08 +0100
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>>Hi list,
    >>>>>
    >>>>>Does anyone knows a way to disable USB mass
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>storage device in Win
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>>>XP? I need to disable using devices such as USB
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>flash drive, card
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>>>readers, etc.
    >>>>>
    >>>>>Regards
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
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