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Seagate still looking into Momentus XT drive problems

Seagate has played down technical problems experienced in recent weeks by users of the company's Momentus XT hybrid hard drive.

SSDs difficult to wipe securely, researchers find

Current methods for securely wiping data from magnetic hard disks simply aren't reliable enough to use on solid state drives (SSDs), a detailed study by...

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Report: Mac malware threat still tiny

The annual report from security software maker Intego suggests a modest rise in the sophistication of Mac malware during 2010, though the numbers are still tiny and hard to meaningfully compare to PC equivalents.

Famous Apple chip studied by digital archaeologists

A team of chip archaeology enthusiasts is making headway on ‘imaging’ for posterity the hugely-influential but now little-understood MOS 6502 chip that almost...

Toshiba laptop drive embraces new security features

Toshiba has become the latest storage vendor to build Opal Security Subsystem Class (Opal SSC) specification into its self-encrypting drive (SED).