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Encryption busted on NIST-certified Kingston, SanDisk and Verbatim USB flash drives

Posted by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes @ 10:04 am

A word of warning to those of you who rely on hardware-based encrypted USB flash drives. Security firm SySS has reportedly cracked the AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption used on flash drives manufactured by Kingston, SanDisk and Verbatim.