How to Securely Wipe Your Data from Any Phone on Any Platform

It's phone upgrading season, and if you're industrious, you might be looking to sell your phone on eBay or craigslist or pass it on to your snot-mouthed little brother. Whatever, it's going; it's gone; fare thee well, you old piece of junk! » 11/04/11 1:18pm 11/04/11 1:18pm

New Jersey Was About to Sell Confidential Data in an Auction and They…

New Jersey was prepared to auction off some old computers and laptops in a state-run auction to raise funds, a pretty common practice in our lean times. Idiotically though, the computers, which were used by the judiciary branch, the Department of Children and Families, the Department of Health and Senior Services, and… » 3/10/11 10:00am 3/10/11 10:00am

This Hard Drive Will Self-Destruct In Five Seconds

According to Toshiba, the new wipe technology on their self-encrypting hard drives will destroy any data in them when you remove the device or power it off completely. Sounds a bit nuts, but it makes sense. » 8/10/10 9:28am 8/10/10 9:28am

Moshi's Washable Neato Screen Cleaner Uses Microfiber To Wipe Dust,…

One of the computer accessories we're always looking for is a good screen cleaner, which is why Moshi's Neato is pretty great. It's a two-part microfiber screen cleaner, with one part wiping dust and one part wiping grease and fingerprints. The back of the cleaner is a material they call "GeckoPad", which is based on… » 10/09/08 1:30pm 10/09/08 1:30pm