[Crew] Ironkey

Mark Gilbert mark.gilbert at psiphy.com
Mon Nov 3 14:56:20 GMT 2008


I got mine a few months ago (shame it could only be initialised on a windows
platform.)

I was saw somewhere that even fMRI investigation can't interrogate the
memory state. I'd like to check to see if that is the case. (or even if
GCHQ/NSA really ever got fMRI circuit analysis working at all.)



On 3/11/08 14:49, "Cal Leeming" <cal at foxwhisper.co.uk> wrote:

> One nice thing about this, is that unless you want to grind through
> every single layer, it's real difficult to get open.. Apparently, if you
> attempt to open it, the silicon will rip apart. Though I haven't tried
> yet.. It's probably possible to grind through as I say, but it'd be a
> pain.. Tbh, I'd like to see one designed which has a 'self destruct'
> mechanism.. nothing fancy like james bond heh, but something which just
> detected the number of times the password has been queried, and then
> serged the flash in the event of getting it wrong ten times, WITHOUT the
> need of USB power.. Tbh, I still think the best method is to remember
> the epic 64 character long password in your head and have aes4096, but
> hey, who am I to judge :D
> 
> Foxx
> 
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>> Date: Sun, 2 Nov 2008 12:12:18 +0000
>> From: Chris Staite <chris at yourdreamnet.co.uk>
>> Subject: Re: [Crew] Ironkey
>> To: Brum2600 Collective Conciousness <crew at brum2600.net>
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>> No Linux support. No sale.
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>> Thanks, Chris
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>> On 2 Nov 2008, at 11:30, "Richard Rothwell" <richard at caliban.org.uk>
>> wrote:
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>>   
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> This is the Ironkey secure USB device that was mentioned last night...
>>> 
>>> 
https://www.ironkey.com/secure-flash-drive4b?gclid=CPvu38yt1pYCFQ6R1QodSQ-L3>>>
A
>>> 
>>> They are a bit expensive to be playing with unfortunately!
>>> 
>>> http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx?quicklinx=4ZZMNX
>>> 
>>> Personally, I suspect the security stuff is mainly snake oil.  This is
>>> one of the data sheets they offer...
>>> 
>>> https://learn.ironkey.com/docs/datasheets/IronKey-Personal-data-sheet.pdf
>>> 
>>> Any thoughts?
>>> 
>>> R
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>> Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 09:22:31 +0000
>> From: Ade <adrian.bradshaw at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Crew] Ironkey
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>> 2008/11/2 Chris Staite <chris at yourdreamnet.co.uk>:
>>   
>>> No Linux support. No sale.
>>> 
>>> Thanks, Chris
>>> 
>>>     
>> 
>> when I spoke to them at Infosec this year they said there was now
>> linux support - might be worth checking
>> 
>> Ade
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