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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