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How to securely erase a BlackBerry 10 device

Securing your data when selling or returning a device is a must. Here's how to ensure your data is wiped from a BlackBerry 10 device.

By April 30, 2013

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How to securely erase an SSD drive

Erasing an SSD drive not only sanitizes the drive, but recovers lost performance on systems with inefficient garbage collection. We'll show you how to securely erase your SSD drive.

By October 5, 2011

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More on securely erasing a hard disk

More on securely erasing a hard disk

By September 3, 2003

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Why Apple says to erase your drive before reinstalling OS X 10.1 over a Security Update

Why Apple says to erase your drive before reinstalling OS X 10.1 over a Security Update

By October 30, 2001

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Performing custom secure file deletion via the OS X Terminal

Apple's "Secure Empty Trash" option will perform a seven-pass random erase on the files in the Trash, but you may wish to change this up a bit.

By June 17, 2011

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How to secure your PC in 10 easy steps

Use encryption, keep your software up-to-date, disable images in e-mail, scan e-mail attachments for viruses, use a nonadministrator Windows account, scan for viruses manually, and use a secure-erase utility to destroy old data.

By November 15, 2011

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Secure your deleted files in OS X

There are a couple of ways to ensure that file contents are irrecoverable when deleting files in OS X.

By October 3, 2013

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Boeing's 'Black' smartphone will deactivate if tampered with

The aerospace and defense company releases a covert spy-phone that can identify attempted disassembly and trigger functions to delete data and software -- therefore, making the device inoperable.

By February 26, 2014

Editors' Take

Wiper Messenger (iOS)

If you need to keep your conversations discreet, or just want an extra layer of privacy, Wiper for Android and iOS can help out.

July 15, 2014

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Android still triggers the most mobile malware, says F-Secure

Google's mobile OS gets targeted by 275 out of 277 new malware "families" spotted last quarter by the security specialist.

By April 29, 2014