MyBook Live

June 25, 2021

MyBook Users Urged to Unplug Devices from Internet

This post was originally published on this siteHard drive giant Western Digital is urging users of its MyBook Live brand of network storage drives to disconnect them from the Internet, warning that malicious hackers are remotely wiping the drives using a previously unknown critical flaw that can be triggered by anyone who knows the Internet address of an affected device. One of many similar complaints on Western Digital’s user forum. Earlier this week, Bleeping Computer and Ars Technica pointed to a heated discussion thread on Western Digital’s user forum where many customers complained of finding their MyBook Live and MyBook […]
July 2, 2021

Another 0-Day Looms for Many Western Digital Users

This post was originally published on this site Some of Western Digital’s MyCloud-based data storage devices. Image: WD. Countless Western Digital customers saw their MyBook Live network storage drives remotely wiped in the past month thanks to a bug in a product line the company stopped supporting in 2015, as well as a previously unknown zero-day flaw. But there is a similarly serious zero-day flaw present in a much broader range of newer Western Digital MyCloud network storage devices that will remain unfixed for many customers who can’t or won’t upgrade to the latest operating system. At issue is a […]