Used cell phones, PDAs are treasure trove of confidential data

Tuesday, 5 September 2006, 12:33 AM EST

Most used cell phones and PDAs contain personal information that their former owners neglected to adequately delete, according to security company Trust Digital.

Trust Digital examined a small sample of used phones and PDAs purchased from sellers on eBay and recovered data from nine out of 10 of the devices.

At InformationWeek.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Key trends and opportunities in the information security profession

The security of businesses is being threatened by reports of understaffed teams dealing with the complexity of multiple security technologies.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Apr 20th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //