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Encryption Decrypted By Federal Judge

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The self-incriminating clause of the Fifth Amendment is always a great help for defendants who want to keep their encrypted hard drives from being decrypted when prosecution asks for it, until now. A Colorado federal judge has ruled that decrypting a computer hard drive does not violate the defendant’s rights.

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Replica Delorean hard drive goes back to the future

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It's that time of year again. The holiday shopping season is upon us and I think I might have found the perfect gift for the 80s movie buff on your list. It's cool enough that this is a pretty good replica of the Delorean from Back to the Future. It's even better than it's actually functional too.

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Toshiba Self-Encrypting hard drives “invalidate data” with automatic Wipe technology

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Securing data is important, particularly in a corporate environment where business communications can be critically confidential. Combustion is never an environmentally sound solution for handling confidential materials. Making this a bit more green, and simpler, is the new Wipe technology announced by Toshiba today. It works in tandem with the company's Self-Encrypting Drive (SED) models.

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Samsung Spinpoint 2.5-inch notebook drive reaches 640GB, at 7200RPM too

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Want a bigger hard drive for your laptop, but you don't want to sacrifice anything in performance? It seems that Samsung is pushing the envelope just a little further with the newly revealed Spinpoint MP4. This 2.5-inch hard drive sounds pretty sweet. For starters, it doesn't stick to the conventional 5400rpm speed that you normally find in 2.5-inch notebook drives. Instead, it gives you 7200rpm of speed, putting it in line with the 3.5-inchers on the market. That means you'll get at your data faster and more efficiently.

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