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USB drive has built-in PIN keypad

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Apr 2010 11:55 User comments (5)

USB drive has built-in PIN keypad LOK-IT has unveiled their latest Secure Flash Drive, a portable drive with a full PIN keypad.
There are two versions available, one with a five-key PIN, or a second with ten keys. Both drives use 256-bit AES encryption and remain encrypted until the correct PIN code is typed in.

The drives can be used in Windows, Mac or Linux computers.

Anyone trying to brute force hack the PIN number will be stopped in their tracks, as after ten failed attempts the drive must be reformatted.

There are 2GB, 4GB, 8GB and 16GB capacities available.



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5 user comments

127.4.2010 12:56
jasonx1
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handy for hiding the old dirty movie from the mrs lol

227.4.2010 14:25

Why not just use TrueCrypt? It allows one to create encrypted file containers to load as virtual hdds or encrypt a whole hdd/partition and even an operating system. No need to by such a gimicky product such this.

327.4.2010 16:31

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Anyone trying to brute force hack the PIN number will be stopped in their tracks, as after ten failed attempts the drive must be reformatted.

So all someone has to do to eliminate your access is fail to enter the correct PIN ten times? I can see a curious five-year-old doing this.

427.4.2010 21:38

I want to see a usb drive have biometric finger print security

528.4.2010 4:06

What is the big deal? These things have been around for years...the only difference I see here is that the case is easily removable on this unit, allowing the keypad to be bypassed.

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