In 2010 Berlin based artist Aram Batholl invent this method for public use. It is a mass storage device; USB Flash drives hides in a public space. It’s embedded into the walls, fences and kerbs. The idea is that firstly look up their location, then access the drive, what you see fit the file copy or remove them. The name Dead Drop is derived from espionage communication. This kind of USB mounted in an outdoor brick wall and fix in a place with fast concrete. It is possible to smartphone and tablets for this purposes. Dead Drops is an international community building an anonymous, offline, peer-to-peer file sharing network in public space.
Advantages of Dead Drop USB
Dead drops are USB-based devices, which must be connected to an upstream computer system. Making such connection to a device which is not necessarily trusted. It must connect upstream computer system. Certain threats are there Malware, Booby trap and Mugging.