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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.

Are your bank details being sold on eBay?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.