Doh! What My Encrypted Drive Can Be Unlocked By Anyone?

Doh! What My Encrypted Drive Can Be Unlocked By Anyone?

The paper outlines that some SSD drives (including Samsung and Crucial) do not actually encrypt the data properly, and that they can be easily by-passed without a system password.

Buggy software in popular connected storage drives can let hackers read private data

Buggy software in popular connected storage drives can let hackers read private data

The researchers Paulos Yibelo and Daniel Eshetu said the software running on three of the devices they tested — NetGear Stora, Seagate Home and Medion LifeCloud — can allow an attacker to remotely read, change and delete data without requiring a password.

Password bypass flaw in Western Digital My Cloud drives puts data at risk

Password bypass flaw in Western Digital My Cloud drives puts data at risk

A security researcher has published details of a vulnerability in a popular cloud storage drive after the company failed to issue security patches for over a year.

‘After I jumped into a ride-share car, the driver said something that terrified me.’

‘After I jumped into a ride-share car, the driver said something that terrified me.’

It started off normal – I ordered the ride, waited for the driver, said hello, hopped in. “She told me she was sick the next day and didn’t need a ride to work,” he said.

Getting Started With Linux

Getting Started With Linux

Install Linux on a virtual machine and run it within a window on your current desktop or notebook computer. If the command fails with a message about running out of space, then you need to use a larger USB thumbdrive!

Your WhatsApp chats are now a little less secure

Your WhatsApp chats are now a little less secure

All WhatsApp data backed up using Google Drive will no longer be protected by end-to-end encryption. “Important: Media and messages you back up aren’t protected by WhatsApp end-to-end encryption while in Google Drive.”