Authorize your USB drive

Elecom's latest flash drives come with the Password Authentication Security System, which allows only authorized machines to read the contents.

Crave Asia

Flash drives have already become the media of choice when one needs to transfer files in a hurry. However, its small size also means the chances of one being lost or stolen is high.

While some USB drives have gone down the password route and others opt for a fingerprint sensor, Elecom's solution is a little more drastic. Its latest flash drives come with the Password Authentication Security System (PASS), which allows only authorized machines to read the contents. We do hope that there is a workaround if the only PC it's paired with goes bonkers.

Storage capacities goes up to 16GB with no mention of price as yet. Unfortunately, this highly secure USB drive is available only in Japan for now.

(Source: Crave Asia)

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