eBay photocopier data risk ignored

John Leyden reports:

The security threat from carelessly ditched computers increasingly applies to a much wider range of office equipment, as sophisticated storage technology finds its way into humble devices such as fax machines and printers.

The risk that sensitive documents might make their way into the hands of undesirables was neatly illustrated by a recent News of the World investigation, which discovered sensitive information on office kit sold through a second-hand supplier.

Read more in The Register.

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