WD Updates SanDisk SecureAccess to Prevent Dictionary, Brute Force Attacks

WD Updates SanDisk SecureAccess to Prevent Dictionary_ Brute Force Attacks

Western Digital has updated its SanDisk SecureAccess product to address potential threats to access user data through malicious force and dictionary attacks.

SanDisk SecureAccess, recently renamed SanDisk PrivateAccess, is a piece of software that allows users to encrypt files and folders stored in SanDisk USB drives.

Researcher Sylvain Pelissier has found that SanDisk SecureAccess is affected by a number of important detection issues that could allow the attacker to crack user passwords. Problems, tracked as CVE-2021-36750, have been removed with the release of the version of SanDisk PrivateAccess 6.3 .5, and users have been advised to install the update as soon as possible.

Read More: Securityweek

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