Smash Your Hard-Disk to Smithereens


Fri, Jan 9th, 2009 06:53 by capnasty NEWS

A study showed that computers bought on e-Bay had their files recovered despite being formatted by their previous owners, an alluring and potential gift to identity-thiefs. To avoid this, the BBC recommends smashing your drive, possibly with a hammer or other fun power-tools.



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