Don't-Miss Hard Drive Stories
Before you throw away that old hard drive, make sure you purge the memory clean. A new study has found that most users are accidentally giving up photos, social security numbers and financial data, by failing to properly delete the files on their recycled hard drives.
Western Digital's bringing big-time storage to NAS boxes and external drives with new helium-filled 8TB hard drives.
Chip company Marvell Technology Group has settled with Carnegie Mellon University to end a long-standing patent dispute over chips used in hard disk drives.
Seagate faces a lawsuit over allegedly high failure rates in 3 TB consumer hard drives.
Trends in SSD pricing and laptop sales could kill the mobile hard drive in three years. But don't write off traditional drives entirely just yet.
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.