Here's a CNet article
about the "CSI Stick," a new data-grabbing gadget evidently favored by law enforcement agencies. "This device connects to the data/charging port and will seamlessly grab e-mails, instant messages, dialed numbers, phone books and anything else that is stored in memory. It will even retrieve deleted files that have not been overwritten. And there is no trace whatsoever that the information has been compromised, nor any risk of corruption.
" Another good reason to want a phone with free (and replaceable) operating software - this sort of vulnerability can be fixed.
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