Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 Review

Are you secure ? This is digital world, do you think your data and personal files are safe ? Will you carry your personal files with you ? I always wanted a secure USB device to carry my important documents and sensitive data. Kingston has solution for this with their secure USB drive kingston data traveler locker+ G3. This USB flash drive comes with secure encryption to protect the data stored on them.

Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 comes in a simple plastic wrapper like other kingston USB flash drives. Locker+ GB is small and coated with brushed aluminum to make it look like a premium product. The important thing about this Locker+ G3 is security.

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Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 protects the data with password and has hardware level encryption. If we forget our password, we have only option to reset the password by wiping all the contents of the USB drive. The Locker+ G3 software is is loaded when the USB drive is connected to a computer. To access the contents of the USB drive we must enter the password. There is also 3 other option. Show password hint, reset password and show contact information. This might help us to recover the lost USB drive.

If we click show password hint. It shows the text we entered in the hint during the creation of the password. If we rest the password, the drive automatically removes all the contents of the drive. The other option is show contact information, this might help us to recover the USB drive incase if we missed it anywhere. We can our contact information if we access the USB drive with correct software. I got around 135 MB/s read and 30 MB/s write speed.

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This secure Locker+ G3 comes with additional features like if we enter password 10 times wrong it will automatically wipes the data stored on the drive. Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 is compatible with both Mac and Windows operating system. The write and read speed of the USB drive is good. This is compatible with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. The read and write speed is good for a device which is encrypted at hardware level.

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DataTraveler Locker+ G3 Specifications

Capacities : 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64 GB

Speed :

USB 3.0 Speed

8GB – 80MB/s read, 10MB/s write

16GB – 135MB/s read, 20MB/s write

32GB–64GB–135MB/s read, 40MB/s write

USB 2.0 speed:

8GB – 30MB/s read, 10MB/s write

16GB–64GB – 30MB/s read, 20MB/s write

Minimum System Requirements

USB 3.0 and backward compatible with USB 2.0

5 year warranty

Kingston Data Traveler Locker+ G3 – Features

Hardware Encryption – The USB drive is encrypted at hardware level to protect the data

Superior Password Protection – Super strong password creation

Easy to use – No extra software setup

Versatile – works with both Mac and Windows operating systems.

Secure – USB drive formats automatically upon 10 incorrect password attempts.


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