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Video: Iron Key Could Be Most Secure Flash Drive Ever

Your data is important to you. The last thing you would want is to have those important documents destroyed in a flood or hijacked by a hacker. The people at ThinkGeek understand. They’re pretty geeky about their digital files as well. That’s why they are now offering the Iron Key.

Not to be confused with a certain Hollywood blockbuster movie, the Iron Key is a metallic USB flash drive that is “built to withstand attacks both virtual and physical.” On the virtual front, the data is protected by a secure password. After 10 incorrect password attempts, the encryption chip will automatically self-destruct, rendering all the contents completely unusable.

On the physical front, I’d imagine that this drive can suffer a fair bit of abuse too. They mention that the innards contain all sorts of epoxy. This way, if someone tries to physically pry the thing apart to get at the chips, “he’d more likely damage them instead.”

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