Storage Devices of Major Vendors Hit by Encryption Software Flaws

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Storage Devices of Major Vendors Hit by Encryption Software Flaws

Researchers have discovered that vulnerabilities in a third-party encryption software is effecting storage devices of several major vendors.

Western Digital has updated its SanDisk SecureAccess product to address flaws to gain access to user data through brute force and dictionary attacks.

SanDisk SecureAccess, recently renamed SanDisk PrivateAccess, is a piece of software that lets users encrypt files and folders stored in SanDisk USB flash drives. Researcher Sylvain Pelissier has found that the software is affected by a number of key derivation function issues that could allow the attacker to retrieve user passwords.

Read More: Securityweek

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