The USBGuard software framework helps to protect your computer against rogue USB devices (a.k.a. BadUSB) by implementing basic whitelisting and blacklisting capabilities based on device attributes.
- Rule language for writting USB device authorization policies
- Daemon component with an IPC interface for dynamic interaction and policy enforcement
- Command line and GUI interface to interact with a running USBGuard instance
- C++ API for interacting with the daemon component implemented in a shared library
Supported Operating Systems
Currently, USBGuard works only on Linux. To enforce the user-defined policy, it uses the USB device authorization feature implemented in the Linux kernel since 2007. Read this document if you want to know more.