VESA turns all DisplayPort 2.0 products into DisplayPort 2.1
VESA replaces DisplayPort 2.0 with the all-new DisplayPort 2.1, which brings more efficiency using its advanced features.
VESA releases DisplayPort 2.1 specifications
The release of the all-new DisplayPort 2.1 has replaced DisplayPort 2.0 in all the major products that we use. In fact, many o... Read more
Kingston launches IronKey KP200, USB drive with hardware encryption
Kingston introduces the IronKey Keypad 200. The physical keypad allows stored data to be password-encrypted.
The USB stick has five configurations: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. The model connects to any system that supports USB Type-A storage devices. Data protection is key.
Users can co... Read more
USB 3.2 with 20 Gbps of speed comes this year to high-end laptops
USB 3.2, a new version of the USB Type-C connector, is due for high-end laptops this summer. The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced this at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, says AnandTech.
Since mid-2017 there is already talk about the arrival of USB 3.2. This protocol should offer mor... Read more
USB cable can hack Windows, macOS and Linux systems
A security researcher demonstrated how he can take control of a system with a normal-looking USB cable without the antivirus software noticing anything.
It's no longer a secret that it's a bad idea to just insert an unknown USB stick into your PC. Security researcher Mike Grover now shows in a conv... Read more
Chrome OS now blocks hacks via USB devices
Chrome OS will soon block all attempts to access a device via a USB device, or to change settings when the screen is locked. It is one of the new steps taken by Google to protect Chromebooks from certain types of physical access attacks.
The new function is called USBGuard and blocks all access to t... Read more