USBleach alternatives

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

Top 3

  1. USBGuard (USB device whitelisting)
  2. CIRCLean (USB stick and drives cleaner)
  3. USB Canary (device monitoring)

These tools are ranked as the best alternatives to USBleach.

Alternatives (by score)

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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

    100

    CIRCLean

    Introduction

    Malware regularly uses USB sticks to infect victims. This solution can convert documents with potentially harmful code into disarmed data formats. This converted data is then stored on a trusted device.

    Project details

    CIRCLean is written in shell script.

    Strengths and weaknesses

    • + The source code of this software is available

      Typical usage

      • Data sanitizing
      • Data transfers

      CIRCLean review

      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

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