StoryWhy the floppy disk is still used today
Critical systems can also be completely isolated when thumb dives are used.You should at least have said CDs/DVDs or other similar data-only media. Thumb drives are HORRIBLE for security. The protocol is extremely complex, perfect for innumerabl
A thumb drive could easily be an input device, keylogger, etc., instead of a dumb storage device:
It could cause electrical damage to connected systems:
It can have bad firmware that causes subtle corruption:
Punch tapes should in theory have an unlimited capacity.I don't want any life-critical systems to depend on proper and careful handling a fiddly roll of paper tape. Floppies are incredibly convenient and extremely durable by comparison to paper tape. And what about very high-humidity?
Do you really think that 1982 someone was able to anticipate Stuxnet?No, it was a happy accident that not upgrading provided some benefits, but it is a benefit just the same.
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