An employee of a Japan-based information equipment recycling company sold hard drives in an internet auction

An employee of a Japan-based information equipment recycling company sold hard drives in an internet auction 10
  • Are data in your old computers in danger?

  • Are you sure that your personal data will not be sold on an online auction site?

  • Dangerous! if data in your old computers are taken care wrongly

  • Dangerous! destroy data in your unwanted computer before get rid of it

YOKOHAMA – local government officials revealed that eighteen discarded hard disk have been sold in Yahoo Japan Corp. by an employee of a Tokyo-based information equipment recycling company, which was commissioned to dispose and destroy them. The stolen hard drives with total data size of 27 terabytes contained the personal information, tax payment records for automobiles, as well as tax investigation. However, the Government confirmed that there’s no leakage of any information.

He has admitted to investigators that he had successfully resold 3,900 storage devices as well as other equipment since he entered the Tokyo-based firm in 2016.

This case study has raised awareness about accurate and safe data destruction of old computers, hard drives, as well as other IT equipment that have been sent to delete, destroy, dispose or resell. You have to be sure that your data will be destroyed in the most accurate and secure way with verified Data Destruction Certificates. Therefore, it’s not enough to choose a Data Destruction Company by considering only persuasive advertising and pricing. You have to know the destruction process, verified certificates of those companies, and also adequate destruction evidence that could be checked.

Because data is an invaluable asset.

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