Protecting Your Kiosks From BadUSB Malware

Kiosk hacking with BadUSBIf your kiosks have any of their USB ports exposed then watch out, because your kiosks are vulnerable to a recently discovered security vulnerability.  According to a recent USB security article in Wired the security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell have demonstrated how their malware called BadUSB “can be installed on a USB device and used to completely take over a PC, invisibly alter files installed from the memory stick, or even redirect the user’s internet traffic.” Continue reading “Protecting Your Kiosks From BadUSB Malware”

What is Kiosk Software?

Kiosk software running on a kioskKiosk software is a security application specifically designed to transform a PC or tablet into a self-service kiosk.  The kiosk software is also responsible for locking down your kiosks operating system to prevent malicious user tampering, which is why kiosk software is often referred to as “kiosk lockdown software.”

Some common features of kiosk software include:

Ensures that your kiosk application is always running

In most cases the kiosk operator will desire to deliver their content in the form of a website or native application running on their kiosk.  An example of a native application for a kiosk running Microsoft Windows would be a .NET WPF application.  For the sake of brevity, for the remainder of this article I’m going to refer to the website or native application running on your kiosk as “your kiosk application.”

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Lockdown Software For Kiosks

KioskSimple software for kiosksKioskSimple is a powerful software for kiosks which makes it easy to convert your existing website or .NET WPF application into a self-service kiosk.  We also offer a free demo of our software for kiosks so you can try before you buy.

Key features of KioskSimple software for kiosks:

  • Convert your website into a self-service kiosk in just a few easy steps
  • Run your .NET WPF application in “kiosk mode” Learn more
  • Accept payments using popular payment devices
  • Affordable per kiosk licensing starting at just $199/kiosk (one-time cost)
  • Includes a developer friendly kiosk SDK
  • Try the fully-featured free demo today

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