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Flawed Android Factory Reset Failed to Clear Private Data from Smartphones

Discussion in 'The Hacker News' started by RSS, May 22, 2015.

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    If you’re planning to sell your old Android smartphone then you need to think again because there is a weakness in the Android Factory Reset option that could be exploited to recover your login credentials, text messages, emails and pictures even if you have wiped its memory clean. Computer researchers at the University of Cambridge conducted a study on Android devices from 5 different
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