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What do you do with old electronics?
Whatever you do with your old electronics, I sure hope you wiped all the data first! According to a recent NAID study, 40% of all resold electronics contain Personally Identifiable Information (PII). Seriously!? That is a ton of potentially damaging information left available for the taking! According to the same article, no expertise or specialized knowledge is required to recover the data you left behind.
When you get rid of any electronic device, make sure you first wipe all the data and return it to factory settings…or just destroy it. Either way!