Flash drives are so small that it is uncommon to lose them. Their shrinking size is also becoming easier for “data thieves” to steal them. So how do your protect your thumb drives in case they become lost or stolen? You could encrypt the data on your flash drive to prevent unwanted access to your data, but why not do something a little more simpler? Enter the USB Combination Lock — a three-digit-numerical pad lock that physically slides onto the USB connector of your flash drive, preventing insertion into a USB slot. Think of it as a secure cap for your thumb drive.
Apparently, to set the combination for the lock, a rod must be inserted into the pad lock which than allows you to set the desired combination to unlock it. The USB Combination Lock comes in white, black, or silver and is available in Japan. Unfortunately, the USB Combination Lock’s downside is its three-digit number pad lock, so a thief with enough time could easily figure out the correct combination with brute force. Of course, that also makes it easier for you should you forget the combination.