LaCie ( has spawned a new breed of USB key: the LaCie MosKeyto, a small flash drive that measures less than 20mm and weighs 10 grams. It comes in capacities up to 16GB with pricing starting at US$17.99 for a 4GB model.

The MosKeyto is so small it can even travel with the computer in a protective sleeve or briefcase, according to Alexis Kobassian, accessories product manager, LaCie. Because it lies flush against your device, there’s no risk of damage to the port, computer or key if the drive is knocked or bumped, he adds.

Outfitted in s black plastic, the MosKeyto is also equipped with a durable nylon strap to attach to an accessible key ring and a cap to protect its USB connector. Additionally, LaCie has integrated an extra 4GB secure online storage from Wuala into the MosKeyto.