The standards body for the microelectronics industry has found that Solid State Drives (SSD) can start to lose their data and become corrupted if they are left without power for as little as a week. According to a recent presentation (PDF) by Seagate's Alvin Cox, who is also chairman of the Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (JEDEC), the period of time that data will be retained on an SSD is halved for every 5 degrees Celsius (9 degrees Fahrenheit) rise in temperature in the area where the SSD is stored.
The previous DMCA threats are from a company called Cyberlock, I had planned to do a fun little blog post (cause i
What should researchers do when companies make baseless legal threats to maintain their security-through-obscurity?
May Euell Gibbons eat your only copy of the manual!