Researchers at Netherlands-based Radboud University, which is active in almost all scientific fields, have discovered grave security flaws in several popular solid-state drives (SSD) that promise full disk encryption. In a nutshell, they can be cracked.
Self-encrypting drives are regarded as very safe to use, and they are — unless those drives can be found in the list below:
- Crucial (Micron) MX100, MX200 and MX300 internal hard disks
- Samsung T3 and T5 USB external disks
- Samsung 840 EVO and 850 EVO internal hard disks