A popular practice among sellers, resetting the phone, often means sensitive information appears to have been erased. But it can be resurrected using specialized yet inexpensive software found on the Internet.More details over here.
A company, Trust Digital of McLean, Va., bought 10 different phones on eBay this summer to test phone-security tools it sells for businesses. The phones all were fairly sophisticated models capable of working with corporate e-mail systems.
Curious software experts at Trust Digital resurrected information on nearly all the used phones, including the racy exchanges between guarded lovers...
Throwing away old cell phones can be dangerous
Posted on Saturday, Sep 02 2006 @ 14:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Selling your old phone can be dangerous as according to a study many old phones still contain a significant amount of personal or confidential data.