BusKill

A USB kill cord for your laptop

May 08, 2024

Project update 27 of 27

New Demo Video

by Michael Altfield

Today we’re ecstatic to publish our first demo showing a homemade BusKill Cable (in the prototype 3D-printed case) triggering a lock-screen.

A Reminder of Why This is Important

While we do what we can to allow at-risk folks to purchase BusKill cables anonymously, there is always the risk of interdiction.

You can read more about this in one of our previous updates.

If you’d like to reproduce our experiment and print your own BusKill cable prototype, you can download the stl files and read our instructions here.

Iterate With Us!

If you have access to a 3D Printer, you have basic EE experience, or you’d like to help us test our 3D printable BusKill prototype, please let us know. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts, and we’re eager to finish-off this 3D printable BusKill prototype to help make this security-critical tool accessible to more people world-wide!

…Or Buy an Assembled Cable

If 3D printing isn’t your thing, you can purchase a BusKill cable from Crowd Supply for yourself or a loved one. Funding from cable purchases goes to continued development of the BusKill project and you get your own BusKill cable to keep you or your loved ones safe.


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