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I am going to assume that the memory in question has a manufacturer's warranty, as all memory I have ever seen does, and that the memory is warranted to perform within the specifications given by the manufacturer, which I think is reasonable. So, to answer this question, we need to look a bit closer at those specifications. Aside from the quantity of ...


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No, subway magnetic fields might not cause hard drive data corruption and erasure based on the measurements taken for magnetic field strengths on the electrically powered trains which operate on alternating current such as the New York city subway and the Baltimore Washington commuter train. The measurements taken on the Baltimore Washington commuter train ...


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In 2013, this (unpeer-reviewed) paper, RSA Key Extraction via Low-Bandwidth Acoustic Cryptanalysis demonstrated a similar method, using acoustic noise, and argue that electrical potential could also be used. (They don't use electrical noise.) It shares two of the same co-authors as the paper cited by Wired, so it is basically the same research team. It was ...


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