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A thumb drive (also called a USB drive and flash drive) is a small, lightweight, removable data storage device that plugs into a personal computer through a universal serial bus (USB) interface and emulates a small disk drive. It allows data to be easily transferred from one computer to another.
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These devices are easy to conceal and transport. They can be found as part of, or disguised as, a wristwatch, a pocket-size multitool such as a Swiss Army knife, a keychain fob, or any number of common and unique devices.