Have you resold your data to crooks?

Monday, 19 February 2007, 12:30 AM EST

Think that data on your discarded hard drive is as good as gone? There’s a good chance it’s not -- even if you reformatted it. That’s the finding from a recently released study by Fulcrum Inquiry LLP, a Los Angeles-based litigation consulting company that performs computer forensics.

Fulcrum Inquiry analyzed 70 used hard drives purchased from 14 different sources. The company was able to recover private data from 63% of the 60 drives that were still operational.

At Computerworld.

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