What do sexy selfies, search warrants, tax files have in common? They’ve all been found on resold USB sticks

About two-thirds of USB memory sticks bought secondhand in the US and UK have recoverable and sometimes sensitive data, and in one-fifth of the devices studied, the past owner could be identified. These results come this week from a study conducted by the University of Hertfordshire in the UK and commissioned by Comparitech, a consumer product comparison website.

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