"Wiping" Cell Phones Does Not Delete Old Data Study Finds – ValueWalk Premium

"Wiping" Cell Phones Does Not Delete Old Data Study Finds

Think when you wipe your smart phone of data that it is deleted? Avast Software says think again.

The developer and marketer of device-side security applications says vast warehouses of personal data presumably “wiped” from the phone’s storage is in fact recoverable. The security firm said it could recover photos, emails, chats and other personal data from cell phones after they had been “wiped” clean and sold on the second hand market.
Avast can recover data after wiping the cell phone
According to an article published in


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