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Most USB thumb drives can be reprogrammed to silently infect computers

The firmware in such devices is unprotected and can be easily overwritten by malware, researchers from Security Research Labs said

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Apricorn Aegis Padlock DT review: Capacious, secure storage for your desktop

If you need FIPS 140-2 certified storage, this USB 3.0 drive delivers.

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5 insanely powerful tools you won't believe can fit on a flash drive

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.

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Toshiba Canvio AeroMobile review: An SSD makes this the portable media server to beat

Thin, light, and long lasting, Toshiba does portable media storage and streaming right.

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Corsair's Flash Voyager GTX is basically a full SSD disguised as a pocketable flash drive

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.

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How to hook up a USB flash drive to your Android device

Bear in mind you'll have to have a rooted device for this to work.

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Best portable hard drives: These models earned our highest ratings

Here are PCWorld's four favorite portable drives, for PC users. All of them have been tested in the PCWorld labs.

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Seagate Backup Plus Fast review: Double the capacity, double the speed

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.

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Aegis Padlock SSD Review: Small, fast, FIPS-secure, and expensive

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.

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What USB Power Delivery means for you

The new USB Power Delivery spec turns the capabilities of the USB port on their head. Here's what you need to know.