U.K. big business fails to destroy old data

Wednesday, 7 February 2007, 2:50 AM EST

U.K. businesses are failing to remove sensitive data from old PCs. The contents of such systems remain available to whoever buys them secondhand, according to a survey released Tuesday by Pointsec Mobile Technologies.

A large proportion of such PCs are shipped to Third World countries where the information can be used in ID theft scams.

At Computerworld.

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