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KIOXIA’s Software-Enabled Flash Technology Takes Center Stage in Keynote, Breakout Session at SNIA’s Storage Developer Conference 2020

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2020–

This week at SNIA’s virtual Storage Developer Conference (SDC) 2020, KIOXIA America, Inc. (formerly Toshiba Memory America, Inc.), will showcase its barrier-breaking Software-Enabled Flash™, technology, providing real-world examples of how it makes flash easier to manage, more timely to deploy and more predictable in nature.

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An SDC Platinum Sponsor, KIOXIA America will give a keynote presentation and breakout session at the conference. (Graphic: Business Wire)

At the virtual event, KIOXIA will introduce the open source Software-Enabled Flash development environment and highlight key features. The company will provide an in-depth look at new flash native management concepts made possible by Software-Enabled Flash technology including virtual devices, Quality of Service (QoS) domains, weighted fair queueing, nameless writes, nameless copies, and host CPU offload mechanisms.

KIOXIA’s Software-Enabled Flash technology removes the roadblocks associated with legacy drive-based

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Apple accidentally approved malware disguised as Flash, new report finds

Apple accidentally approved common malware disguised as an update for Adobe Flash Player to run on macOS, according to a new report.

According to security researcher Patrick Wardle, Apple approved an app that contained code used by a well-known malware called Shlayer. Shlayer is a trojan downloader that spreads through fake applications, bombarding users with an influx of adware. Shlayer is the “most common threat” to Macs, cybersecurity and anti-virus firm Kaspersky said in 2019.

Wardle says this is the first time he knows of that Apple mistakenly notarized malware following the debut of its new notarization process. Apple announced the macOS notarizing process in 2019, requiring every app to be reviewed by Apple and signed by a developer before it can run on macOS, even if they’re being distributed outside the Mac App Store.

After discovering the malware, Wardle contacted Apple

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