WARNING: Factory Resetting your Android may leave private data on your device

Mar 31 2012

WARNING: Factory Resetting your Android may leave private data on your deviceIt’s never fun to have to issue a warning, but a new study by the LA Times indicates that the Factory Reset function on Android devices may not work as advertised. The site worked with a security expert to run a test on BlackBerry, Android, and iOS devices as well as PCs. It discovered that important, sensitive data could be retrieved on a large portion of Android devices even after the Factory Reset feature had been properly used. 


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