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Flawed Android factory reset allows recovery of sensitive data

2015/05/22

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers at the University of Cambridge discovered that up to 500 million Android devices may not properly sanitize data partitions containing credentials and other personal data when users utilize the "factory reset" feature.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/flawed-android-factory-reset-allows-recovery-sensitive-data-researchers

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:24:22