Hi, I’m Dennis Goh, part of the project management team of
USBNinja. First and foremost, I would like to send a thank you to all
the backers for making this project possible, and especially to those
who have supported us from Proxmark3 Rev4.0 to USBNinja! Quick
shoutout to Carl, Tiburce, and Garrett!
USBNinja is all about a cable gone “bad.” Why did we call it the
USBNinja? Well, going through the USB port is the attack vector and
it’s discreet like a ninja.
When we say “bad,” we don’t mean entirely bad. The team behind
USBNinja hopes it serves not only as a pen-testing tool but also as an
educational, fun, and creative tool:
- Educational - Students can now play with Arduino IDE and
test their work on our USBNinja to showcase their ability to think
and play. Personally, I don’t have a computer science background
and I really enjoy having fun with USBNinja.
- Fun - Pranks! Imagine going to your office and replaying the
rickroll attack on an unsuspecting friend. We always believe in
having fun while working hard in our company culture.
- Creative - USBNinja offers novel ways to interact with
computers. It can turn what’s normally a mundane piece of office
machinery into something magical. Whether you use it to reveal a
secret message to a friend, or turn people’s expectations of
human-computer interaction upside down, there are unlimited ways to
use USBNinja for creative interactions.
No that the campaign is over, we will be focusing on manufacturing and won’t
be selling any more USBNinjas for the time being.