Posts Tagged ‘delete’

How to Delete Your Yahoo Account

Friday, October 7th, 2016

It turns out that deleting a Yahoo account is fairly simple, but backing up your email, prior to deletion, is a little bit tricky.

A Reuters report suggests that Internet company Yahoo has been working with U.S. intelligence to search all customer emails. According to the report, Yahoo created a software that would scan all emails automatically at the request of U.S. intelligence even before they arrived in the user’s inbox. Reuters mentions that it received the information from several Yahoo employees.


Encrypt and Erase to Delete Data Reliable on SSDs

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

If you use solid state drives, here’s a security tip that’s worth consideration …

The security of data on Solid State Drives (SSDs) is not only important for government agencies and enterprises, but also for end users. Even if you do not plan on selling or giving away the hard drive or computer at all, you may encounter situations where someone else gets access to the PC. Maybe it is stolen by a thief, taken from you by a police raid, or someone in your organization or home starts to look at the data it contains more closely.


Zer0 Makes Sure Deleted Files Can’t be Recovered Anymore

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Here’s are some interesting deletion programs for security conscious PC users …

Every now and then you may want to make sure that files that you delete on a PC cannot be recovered anymore by other users. This may be important if you are passing on the PC to another user, working on a multi-user PC or system that others may have access to. It may even be a good precautionary method before you are passing borders with your notebook or mobile device.