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Western Digital's 8TB hard drives mix helium with mammoth storage

Western Digital's bringing big-time storage to NAS boxes and external drives with new helium-filled 8TB hard drives.

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Seagate slapped with a class action lawsuit over hard drive failure rates

Seagate faces a lawsuit over allegedly high failure rates in 3 TB consumer hard drives.

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Western Digital encrypted external hard drives have flaws that can expose data

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.

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Severe external drive vulnerability prompts Seagate to issue emergency patch

Seagate has a firmware patch that fixes a serious vulnerability for select versions of the company's wireless external hard drives.