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Friday, March 17, 2006

Kingston's Self-Destructing USB drive

The problem with USB keys is that if anyone gets their dirty hands on yours, they can have a look at the content of your drive without a sweat. If you are a security freak, then you'll like what Kingston came up with. This 4GB USB flash drive encrypts all data with 128-bit AES, and then adds an extra layer of security: a self destruct feature. If someone tries to enter a wrong password more then 25 times, the data on the drive goes bye bye!

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  • Should keep the data recovery people in business for sometime. I know so many people who would think this kind of thing is a really good idea, then promptly delete all their data and ask me (or another tech) to get it back...

    By Anonymous Ed, at 3:40 PM  

  • I think it sounds like a good idea. It's a small step, but every step counts. Lots of people looking to steal personal info or just trying to snoop.

    Nice site you have going here.

    Check out my site sometime:


    By Blogger Kyle L, at 12:11 AM  

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