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Articles tagged with: data protection

Sony Introduces 64GB Micro Vault P Series Flash Drive

Sony will soon release its heavy duty Micro Vault P flash drive, a USB-connected device that gives users the convenience to store content while remaining mobile. These days, you often hear about external hard drives, but not many can easily carry their external bricks with them when they are on the move.

For many, a storage device that can easily fit in a pocket or on the keychain is absolutely essential. That said, this flash drive easily connects to your computer VIA USB and features a piece of software called File Rescue a X-Pict Story software for file recovery.

Security Firm CloudFlare Raises $20 Million In Funding

A web security startup, dubbed CloudFlare has just raised $20 million in series B funding led by New Enterprise Associates. The San Francisco startup plans on using the money to hire more manpower and fuel its infrastructure.

If you’ve never heard of CloudFlare before, it’s basically a cloud-based software program that helps protect websites from vicious attacks such as DoS (Denial of Service) and other types of cyber attacks.

Protect Your Thumb Drive From Viruses, For Free!

Unlike floppy drives, modern USB devices do not have a protection switch that allows users to revert to a previous, uninfected state. So how do you protect your USB drive (thumb drive) from getting corrupted on an infected machine? USB Dummy Protect may just be your solution. USB Dummy Protect is a portable software that can be placed on any USB device.

The software is basically a fake file that takes up all the free space on the drive, and without any space left on the drive, viruses cannot write themselves onto it. The program can be run on any Windows operating system (sorry Mac folks, you’re not the center of attention here!)

OWC Launches 480GB SSD For MacBook Air

OWC (Other World Computer) has announced yesterday its new Mercury Aura Pro Express SSD now shipping in an industry largest 480GB capacity for all new 2010 Apple MacBook Air models. The solid state drive was first announced at the CES 2011 earlier this January. The MAPE SSD offers up to 4x greatest capacity and is up to 68% faster than factory drives. The new drives are available for all 11.1″ and 13.3″ MacBook Air models. Buyer beware, solid-state technology is still rather expensive but is a great added measure to ensure your data stays protected. Here will be Apple’s add-on price for the upgrade: