Video Rewind: The hard drive crusher

What do you do with your old PCs? You can donate it to a charitable group, or sell it or you can turn it into a lampshade. Whatever you decide, security experts advise you make sure that the machine’s hard drive is wiped clean.

If you’re looking for some electronic waste recycling tips, click onn this story: Ontario’s e-waste recycling program needs total makeover

Get more data protection tips from:

How to secure data on portable drives

How to keep your laptop data private and safe

Today’s Video Rewind offering titled Hard drive crusher shows you how to make sure you stop cyber crooks from getting at the data in your discarded drives. The full story can be read by clicking on: There’s gold in e-waste – Olympic gold that is

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