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Friday, April 13, 2007

Copy Machines and Privacy Issues

This is something I didn't know and I bet you didn't either. For the last 5 years copy machines have hard drives. What does this mean to you? Well, anything you're making copies of will be stored in the hard drive of that machine. The information remains stored there unencrypted unless the machine has such a feature. So what happens to your stored info when that machine is replaced or sold off?
Newer machines are promoting an encrypting feature and some recent ones have a "virtually shred" so nothing can be recovered.
This is something to think about the next time you make a copy of something, like your tax returns.

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Blogger Where fibers meet mud said...


I thought those computers were there so we could print to the copier and get really high quality print - guess we got taken to the cleaner again... modern technology is harder to trust each and every day

Glad God is old and sturdy and trustworthy.

10:22 PM  

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