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How to deal with difficult SD cards that refuse to write data

SD cards can be pricey, but they also pack a lot of storage into a small form factor—if you don't get one that refuses to work with PCs. If you do, here's how to fix the issue.

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Stop your flash drive from yelling about fake problems every time you plug it in

Do you get an annoying warning every time you plug your thumb drive into a PC? Here's how to fix that.

BadUSB: What you can do about undetectable malware on a flash drive

We've known for years that malware can spread via portable storage. But BadUSB shows that scanning the drive may not be sufficient.

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This key drive actually unlocks something: Authentication via USB comes to Chrome

Passwords are out, but what's coming in? Google is the first major Internet company to support device-based authentication through the new FIDO Alliance's open standard.

When to buy a flash drive, an external hard drive, or an external SSD

What kind of external storage do you need? This guide will help you decide how best to spend your money.

Security researchers release 'unpatchable' tools that make USB drives malicious

The tools can be used to modify the firmware on USB flash drives in order to infect computers with malware.

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SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive review: Affordable Android and computer storage in one

Don't store your movies on your phone or tablet—store them on this instead.

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How to test the speed of your USB drives

How fast are your flash drives and external hard drives? Here's how to find out.

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.