David George, partner and head of Deloitte'sEnterpriseRiskServicespractice in the Midlands, said PCs and laptops, along with other computer hardware, may still contain sensitive businessdata,whichcouldcause significant damage to a company's reputation if it fell into the wrong hands
He said: "There is growing evidence that these systems can be hacked into and that data can be reconverted into a fingerprint, which could be misused if data fell into the wrong hands
Apart from the inconvenience of having to replace them, in these days of identity theft you can never be sure what could happen if they fell into the wrong hands
, and I doubt I would have settled for a long time worrying about it.
"If this pass fell into the wrong hands
it would be pretty catastrophic."
RAPPER TALIB KWELI WORKED ON HIS CD The Beautiful Struggle for more than eight months before it fell into the wrong hands
and portions of it ended up on the Internet, where it was available for illegal downloads six months before it was officially released in November 2004.
Sensitive information about the route and destination of valuable cargoes could fall into the wrong hands if data from vehicle tracking devices fell into the wrong hands
, claimed Bob Shaw.
Despite this, while nearly 70% said that their PC hardware was insured against theft, just 12% used encryption to keep their personal data secure even if files fell into the wrong hands
What if a USB thumb drive fell into the wrong hands
? Could the information be stolen?
Terrorism experts warned that the dossier could be very dangerous if it fell into the wrong hands
The Rugby Football Union have set England fly-half Olly Barkley a deadline of next week to explain how part of his ticket allocation during the RBS 6 Nations championship fell into the wrong hands
But imagine if this technology fell into the wrong hands
"If they fell into the wrong hands
, the files on them could be used in blackmail attempts or undermine the security of the country."
The Rugby Football Union yesterday exonerated England fly-halfOlly Barkley of wrongdoing after his ticket allocation for a Six Nations match fell into the wrong hands
They feared if it fell into the wrong hands
the film could be paused, details of keys taken down and replicas made to help inmates escape.
The world would be a more dangerous place if they fell into the wrong hands