PCILeech alternatives

Looking for an alternative tool to replace PCILeech? During the review of PCILeech we looked at other open source tools. Based on their category, tags, and text, these are the ones that have the best match.

Alternatives (by score)

60

USB Canary

Introduction

USB Canary is a tool to monitor the addition or removal of USB devices while a computer is locked. This small utility is written in Python and can provide an alert.

Project details

USB Canary is written in Python.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + More than 500 GitHub stars
  • + The source code of this software is available
  • - Full name of author is unknown

Typical usage

  • Hardware security
  • System monitoring

USB Canary review

96

USBGuard

Introduction

USBGuard would be used to define what devices are welcome and lock out the others. It uses a whitelist to define which devices are allowed and defines what they can do.

Project details

USBGuard is written in C++.

Strengths and weaknesses

  • + The source code of this software is available
  • + Supported by a large company

    Typical usage

    • Hardware security
    • System hardening

    USBGuard review

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