External Hard disk security

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by Satoshi19, Feb 7, 2018.

  1. Satoshi19

    Satoshi19 MDL Member

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    Hi, what's the most secure external HDD, does any main vendor's latest HDD's protect firmware with signed encrypted key?awesome if a malware has root access/ admin privilege, can it try to attack firmware?
    also are HDD's formatted with GPT or MBR? Is there any way to lock, prevent disk sector from modification?
     
  2. Joe C

    Joe C MDL Guru

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  3. Satoshi19

    Satoshi19 MDL Member

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    what about protecting HDD's infrastructure? (both hardware:firmware, software:Disk sector)
     
  4. Joe C

    Joe C MDL Guru

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    Well if you want to protect the hardware aspect... do not drop it on the floor?
    Dunno about the firmware side of it, I suppose a good antivirus should help?
    As far as the file system, wait until it's done writing before you disconnect it?
    Wait for someone more knowledgeable than me on those points
     
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