Don't-Miss Hard Drive Stories
Two researchers demonstrated attacks against self-encrypting drives used in enterprise environments at the Black Hat Europe conference in Amsterdam.
Hard disk drive specialist Western Digital has agreed to buy flash memory vendor Sandisk for $19 billion.
The hardware-based encryption built into popular Western Digital external hard disk drives has flaws that could allow attackers to recover data without knowing the user password.
Seagate has a firmware patch that fixes a serious vulnerability for select versions of the company's wireless external hard drives.
A ruggedized EMC VNXe3200 drives giant transparent LED screens
Intel is looking to cram four bits per cell in an effort to cram more storage into SSDs.
Cloud backup firm Backblaze finds remarkably low failure rates in 4TB HDDs from Seagate and HGST.
Samsung's Portable SSD T1 offers storage from 250GB to 1TB, and starts at $199
Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the fairest hard drive of all? Seagate thinks its new drives are the answer, with mirror-like sheens and expensive wooden stands to complement more prosaic wirelessly connected drives.
Are hard drives in PCs and consumer devices on their way out? Analysts had mixed opinions, leaving open the option that it could happen.