Default title

SOLID STATE DRIVE DESTRUCTION

THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY TO SAFELY DISPOSE OF AN SSD DRIVE

Secure destruction of digital media is an interesting topic. Most normal hard drives can ben degaussed or overwritten enough times to control any issues with data remnance. SSD Drives started to become very popular about three years ago and now are moving quickly towards end of life. The NSA has decided the only secure method of sanitizing an SSD is disintegration into pieces no larger than 2 millimeters.

FULL REPORT - Usenix.Org

RECENT THREAT POSTS

- Nate Nelson
Student Loan Breach Exposes 2.5M Records
2.5 million people were affected, in a breach that could spell more trouble down the line.
- Nate Nelson
Watering Hole Attacks Push ScanBox Keylogger
Researchers uncover a watering hole attack likely carried out by APT TA423, which attempts to plant the ScanBox JavaScript-based reconnaissance tool.
- Nate Nelson
Tentacles of ‘0ktapus’ Threat Group Victimize 130 Firms
Over 130 companies tangled in sprawling phishing campaign that spoofed a multi-factor authentication system.
- Nate Nelson
Ransomware Attacks are on the Rise
Lockbit is by far this summer’s most prolific ransomware group, trailed by two offshoots of the Conti group.
- Nate Nelson
Cybercriminals Are Selling Access to Chinese Surveillance Cameras
Tens of thousands of cameras have failed to patch a critical, 11-month-old CVE, leaving thousands of organizations exposed.
- Threatpost
Twitter Whistleblower Complaint: The TL;DR Version
Twitter is blasted for security and privacy lapses by the company’s former head of security who alleges the social media giant’s actions amount to a national security risk.
- Threatpost
Firewall Bug Under Active Attack Triggers CISA Warning
CISA is warning that Palo Alto Networks’ PAN-OS is under active attack and needs to be patched ASAP.
- Nate Nelson
Fake Reservation Links Prey on Weary Travelers
Fake travel reservations are exacting more pain from the travel weary, already dealing with the misery of canceled flights and overbooked hotels.
- Elizabeth Montalbano
iPhone Users Urged to Update to Patch 2 Zero-Days
Separate fixes to macOS and iOS patch respective flaws in the kernel and WebKit that can allow threat actors to take over devices and are under attack.
- Elizabeth Montalbano
Google Patches Chrome’s Fifth Zero-Day of the Year
An insufficient validation input flaw, one of 11 patched in an update this week, could allow for arbitrary code execution and is under active attack.

Archives

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

six − five =