Researchers find critical leaks and bypass self-encryption feature of popular Crucial and Samsung SSDs


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Originally published at: https://www.myce.com/news/researchers-find-critical-leaks-and-bypass-self-encryption-feature-of-popular-crucial-and-samsung-ssds-85393/

Researchers from Radboud University in the Netherlands today report they’ve found critical vulnerabilities in self-encrypting SSDs from Samsung and Crucial. The vulnerabilities allow an attacker who gains possession of a drive to bypass security measures. This way the attacker is able to access all data, without knowing the password.