Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2014 07:00:13 -0700 From: Greg KH <greg@...ah.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: BadUSB discussion On Fri, Aug 08, 2014 at 09:56:34AM -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: > > For example, you could register keyboards by serial number with the > system, Most USB keyboards in the system do not have a unique serial number. Heck, most USB devices in the system do not have a unique serial number, the only USB device that is required to do so is a USB printer, everything else is free to not have one at all, or have the same serial number for all devices made of that type. Never treat a USB serial number as "unique", except for a USB printer, sorry. greg k-h
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