Blog Posts Tagged with "data destruction"


Majority of Used Mobile Devices Contain Personal Data

March 23, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The researchers found that used mobile devices still contained passwords, bank account information, contact lists, credit and debit card PIN numbers, and login credentials for social networking sites, leaving previous owners susceptible to identity theft and fraud...

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Beware of Erasure Problems on SSD Drives

March 18, 2011 Added by:Brent Huston

The traditional methods of magnetic cleansing (degaussing), and even file over-write tools that have been in use now for decades in many organizations, have little to no effect on removing sensitive data on these solid state drives...

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Data Remains on USB and SSDs After Secure Erase

March 01, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

New research shows that secure erase programs used on standard hard drives to wipe important data do not completely erase solid-state (SSD) drives and USB thumb drives. As much as 75 percent of the data could remain after a successful secure wipe...

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