The firmware in such devices is unprotected and can be easily overwritten by malware, researchers from Security Research Labs said
If you need FIPS 140-2 certified storage, this USB 3.0 drive delivers.
Flash drives are good for more than merely shuffling files around these days. They can breathe new life into an ailing or old PC, house an operating system, or even double as full-blown SSDs.
Thin, light, and long lasting, Toshiba does portable media storage and streaming right.
Corsair's Flash Voyager GTX flash drive may fit in your pocket, but it's packed with big-time storage and blazing-fast transfer speeds.
Bear in mind you'll have to have a rooted device for this to work.
Here are PCWorld's four favorite portable drives, for PC users. All of them have been tested in the PCWorld labs.
With two 2TB hard drives striped in RAID 0, this portable hard drive provides twice the capacity, and nearly twice the speed of single-drive products.
The secure USB 3.0 Aegis Padlock SSD undeniably convenient, fast, and handy, but costs more than twice as much as secure hard drive solutions.
The new USB Power Delivery spec turns the capabilities of the USB port on their head. Here's what you need to know.