Posted by: bhalley | 04/01/2012

What Did You Do with Your Old Smartphone when You Upgraded? Was it Wiped?

When it is time to upgrade your phone, what do you do with your old one? The issue comes with what data you keep on your phone. Just wiping the phone isn’t that secure. Digital Trends carries the story about the factory reset not being secure. The same can be said of your computer, tablet, or any electronic device that stores data. Knowing how to get you device securely wiped is vital to keeping yourself safe from those that would such data to cause harm.  Android Central has an article on how to securely wipe your device before passing it on.

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