Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Corsair launches 'padlocked' flash drive

updated 12:30 pm EDT, Thu August 16, 2007

Corsair Flash Padlock driv

Memory maker Corsair has begun selling the Flash Padlock, a USB 2.0 flash drive with an abnormal approach to security. Rather than rely on software encryption, the Padlock has a built-in, nine-digit PIN pad, which enforces hardware barriers to unauthorized access. When removed from a computer, the contents of the drive are locked again automatically. This scheme is said to make the Padlock impervious to keystroke loggers and brute-force hacks. PINs up to 10 digits long are supported, and the drive works on Mac, Linux and Windows systems. A 1GB drive costs $30 while a 2GB drive is an extra $10.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. OtisWild

    Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 2005

    0

    Wild!

    Looks like the driver's door keys on a Ford.. Very neat, though larger capacities and physical hardening (waterproofing, titanium case) would make it even better.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

JBL Synchros E40BT headphones

For all the different configurations of headphones on the market, it's always a tough choice for buyers to get something that is just ...

Razer Taipan mouse

The list of gaming devices is growing larger with each passing day. A large number of companies have entered the gaming input arena, a ...

Cambridge Audio DacMagic XS

Every computer with a microphone or headphone port has one -- a digital to analog converter (DAC). There are nearly as many chipsets a ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News