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I think this is not as big of deal as they’re making it out to be. It sounds like there’s a security problem in USB devices, not hosts. As with all programs, functions, devices and utilities designed by humans, it’s prone to errors and irresponsible implementation/design/testing in an opaque environment. Protect PDF documents using Safeguard PDF Security or Enterprise PDF DRM Security Documents are encrypted and DRM controls are applied at this stage.
The problem with DMA is it works below the CPU level in the computing stack, a little above bus level. This means that you need a hardware solution to stopping a peripheral DMA going rouge on usb access control you because software cannot see it (only it’s results). As others have noted above the OS manufactures don’t even try to lock down hardware even where it can be which makes the problem worse.