Jul 072021
 
 July 7, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Surveillance

Dan Goodin reports:

Like most Internet-of-things (IoT) devices these days, Amazon’s Echo Dot gives users a way to perform a factory reset so, as the corporate behemoth says, users can “remove any… personal content from the applicable device(s)” before selling or discarding them. But researchers have recently found that the digital bits that remain on these reset devices can be reassembled to retrieve a wealth of sensitive data, including passwords, locations, authentication tokens, and other sensitive data.

Read more on Ars Technica.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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