Lacie offers biometric hard drives

Lacie has upgraded its biometrically-protected SAFE hard drive line with a desktop edition, adding an internal firmware lock to help prevent data from being accessed if the actual hard drive is removed from the chassis.

The new USB 2.0-connected desktop external SAFE drives come in 160 GB, 320 GB or 500 GB capacities, and are priced at $179, $219, and $369 capacities.

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