Vulnerability in Connected Western Digital My Book Live Drives Threatens to Wipe Data of Unsuspecting Owners
Vulnerability in Connected Western Digital My Book Live Drives Threatens to Wipe Data of Unsuspecting Owners

25 June 2021

A critical vulnerability in some WD My Book Live external drives caused some owners to find their data had be wiped by a remotely run command. Western Digital’s only recommendation in the wake of customer complaints and alarm was to unplug the devices from the internet to disconnect them from being compromised.

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DataSphere Report Factors Pandemic Into Growth Forecast in Latest Update
DataSphere Report Factors Pandemic Into Growth Forecast in Latest Update

9 September 2020

A new update to IDC’s DataSphere report forecasts continued growth of the world’s created and consumed data with a shifting data landscape impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We break down some of the key insights.

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Dissecting the Digitization: Data Age 2025
Dissecting the Digitization: Data Age 2025

18 December 2018

The latest IDC Data Age 2025 whitepaper The Digitization of the World (from Edge to Core) is available now. We’re breaking down some of the key points in the report for you.

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Paring Down the Data: Data Age 2025
Paring Down the Data: Data Age 2025

24 April 2017

IDC has released a long white paper, Data Age 2025, on the evolution of data in our lives, how we have moved through different eras of data and computing and highlighting key trends today. We break down the main points, talk about it’s new critical nature, and a bit about pizza toppings.

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Plugged In: The Internet of [Every] Thing
Plugged In: The Internet of [Every] Thing

22 June 2016

Plugged In: The Internet of [Every] Thing

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest thing since the Internet. And it is, quite literally, huge. Notably, “the Internet is as much a collection of communities as a collection of technologies.” It connects computers and people. Now, the Internet far surpasses its original definition as a vast network of computer systems. It has expanded rapidly and could potentially include everything. In the Internet of Things, all kinds of objects and technologies can effectively “talk” to one another.

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