Storage drive maker, Seagate has just had a bad day.
The company’s wireless hard drives have been found to have a serious security vulnerability.
And it is one of the least unexpected ways, which actually has the issue. Wireless hard drives, as the name suggests are intended to work without a wired connection, and to do so, they require a username and password just like any other internet based service/device.
While the drives are able to connect just fine, and work without issues, the critical security issue, is that the drives are susceptible to attack from anyone on the same networl or from anywhere on the internet. In fact, calling it an attack [...]