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Delete Data On Netbook If Stolen?

scratch Re:encryption is not the answer (459 comments)

Encryption also won't do what the submitter asks: bricking the device.

How is the device not bricked when stolen if it's encrypted with TrueCrypt or another FDE product?

more than 5 years ago

Whopping-Big Data Theft At U.C. Berkeley

scratch Re:SSNs or not? (380 comments)

Jeebus people. Perhaps the SSNs weren't being used simply as identifiers but were used to help learn more about the research subjects. Maybe that would allow the researchers to do a, you know, *more complete and thorough analysis.*

Lots of these services require a SSN: http://tinyurl.com/4wc4u

more than 10 years ago


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