Red Self-Destruct Button Toasts Solid-State Hard Drive

By | May 25, 2012

Source: Security News Daily

by Paul Wagenseil

In this article “It’s a hard drive only a spy, or possibly a pyromaniac, could love.

The InVincible series of solid-state hard drives made by Chinese manufacturer RunCore have two dramatic optional security features, both activated by wires connected to the drives through the power connectors.

Press the green button, and the “Intelligent Destruction” feature activates, overwriting each memory cell with junk data and “uninitializing” the hard drive so it can’t be read.”

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