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Sensitive data can lurk on second-hand hard drives

Birth certificates, photographs, names, email addresses, credit card details, social security numbers. All to be found on used hard drives for sale on eBay.

Read more in my article on the Bitdefender Business Insights blog.

11% of second hand hard drives contain personal information, study reveals

Britain’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has discovered that more than one in every ten second hand hard drives contains recoverable personal information of the original owner.

34% of resold hard drives contain personal data, study reveals

Researchers found that a disturbing number of hard drives sold on auction websites and at computer fairs contain sensitive information.

Russian social networking worm wipes hard drive files

Read more in my article at Naked Security.