Month: November 2013

Western Digital corrupted

Western Digital external drives may get corrupted when connected to new Mac running Mavericks Operating system

We were alerted by Western Digital of the following: “On October 30th, 2013 Western Digital informed registered customers of affected products via E-mail regarding reports of Western Digital and other external HDD products experiencing data loss when updating to OS X Mavericks (10.9). Our investigation to date has found that for a small percentage of […]

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CryptoLocker Virus

Ransom CryptoLocker Virus causing havoc to PC users

On any day – there will be multiple new viruses written and spread out on the web, via email and other means. This virus is not much different than many others in the past in the way that it spreads, but what makes it unique is the destructive payload that it carries. The virus is a […]

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Western Digital new hard drives are filled with Helium

In a push to increase disk capacity, Western Digital is using a new technology to fill drives with Helium. The idea is that Helium is less resistant then air, and will allow to increase the number of platters in each drive to 7 (instead of 5) – by doing this each drive will have a […]

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