Wiping data

Have you ever sold a computer or hard drive without wiping the data first? Well, it could be worse

The Japanese government’s data protection policies have been called into question after it emerged that a decommissioned coast guard vessel was sold to a pro-North Korea organisation without any checks as to whether key data on board was first deleted.

And to be clear, when they say “pro-North Korea organisation: they’re talking about a North Korean Organisation.