Microsoft has halted the deployment of the Windows 10 April 2018 Update for computers using certain types of Intel and Toshiba solid state drives (SSDs).
A loud sound emitted by a fire suppression system has destroyed the hard drives of a Swedish data center, downing Nasdaq operations across Northern Europe.
macOS High Sierra users are once again impacted by a major APFS bug after two other major vulnerabilities affected Apple's new filesystem format in the last five months.
A security researcher is urging owners of Western Digital MyCloud NAS devices to update the firmware of their portable hard-drives to fix a series of important security bugs he reported to the vendor, among which there is an easy exploitable and wormable hardcoded (backdoor) account.
Attackers can use sound waves to interfere with a hard drive's normal mode of operation, creating a temporary or permanent denial of state (DoS) that could be used to prevent CCTV systems from recording video footage or freeze computers dealing with critical operations.
Francis Rawls, a former Philadelphia cop, will remain in jail for refusing to decrypt a hard drive federal investigators found in his home two years ago during a child abuse investigation.
NAND flash memory chips, the building blocks of solid-state drives (SSDs), include what could be called "programming vulnerabilities" that can be exploited to alter stored data or shorten the SSD's lifespan.
The Shamoon disk-wiping malware has received a major upgrade during the past few months, and now features a ransomware module, along with support for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, researchers from Kaspersky Lab revealed on Monday.
Custom-made malware installed on an offline computer can use a hard drive's LED to send out sensitive data from infected computers to nearby cameras.
CounterStrike gamers looking for an advantage over their competition might be in for a surprise this Christmas, as there's a booby-trapped cheat tool going around that will overwrite their hard drive MBR (Master Boot Record) and prevent their computers from booting.