DoS attacks against hard disk drives using acoustic signals

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A group of Princeton and Purdue researchers has shown that it’s possible to mount a denial-of-service (DoS) attack against hard disk drives via acoustic signals.

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Hard disk drives (HDDs) have become the most commonly-used type of non-volatile storage due to their increased reliability, fault tolerance, storage capacity, and so on.

“These technological advances in HDDs, along with the ever-increasing need for storing the huge amount of data, made them one of the core components of modern computing systems.

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