Tool and Usage
USB Canary monitors the devices on a system for the addition or removal of USB devices. On such an event, then an alert will be sent.
USB Canary uses pyudev to monitor the addition or removal of devices while a computer is locked. This small utility is written in Python and can provide an alert by SMS or Slack.
Usage and audience
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + The source code of this software is available
- - Full name of author is unknown
Supported operating systems
USB Canary is known to work on Linux.