Gandalf_The_Grey

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Security researchers have released details about two vulnerabilities in the Western Digital and SanDisk SSD Dashboard application that could be exploited to trick users into running arbitrary code on their computers.
Both applications are utility kits that help users monitor the performance of their SSDs, as well as diagnose problems and collect troubleshooting information.
The packages come with tools for SSD firmware updates and for reading drive details (model, capacity, SMART attributes).
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plat1098

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I am using Samsung SSD and I installed the utility once to update the SSD Firmware
Me too. :) Magician, Corsair ICue, GeForce Experience, any adjunct software OEM or 3rd party for hardware makes me uneasy to keep on the system for more than a one-shot deal. Only exception is MSI Afterburner which manipulates the clocks and fan of my graphics processor.. Bloatware otherwise.