HP's Memory Spot poses security risks

Thursday, 20 July 2006, 12:32 AM EST

Hewlett-Packard's tiny Memory Spot chip is designed to put digital information on documents and photos. However, the chip's size and wireless capability can also be used by corporate thieves to copy and steal valuable data.

While the Memory Spot presents an added security challenge for companies, the risk can be managed, said James McQuivey, a professor at Boston University's College of Communication.

At PC World.

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