SPOTLIGHT: Information on phones not really erased


Trust Digital bought 10 used e-mail-enabled phones on eBay this summer, in order to test out phone security tools it sells to businesses. Despite the fact that users had erased the contents of the phones, Trust Digital was able to resurrect information on nearly all of the phones using specialized yet cheap software found on the Internet. Information ranged from one company's plans to win a multimillion-dollar federal transportation contract to racy exchanges between lovers. Article

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