Over the weekend, Nikita Mazurov for The Intercept reminds us that a good way to wipe our iDevices is to drill a hole through it.

If you can’t access your device, the most careful approach to wiping it is to destroy the flash memory chip that houses your data. This way you don’t have to lose sleep if you didn’t use a strong passcode, or worry about a forensics vendor being able to recover any of your personal information.

Check It Out: Why You Should Drill a Hole Into Your iPhone or iPad

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  1. joe_u

    You’re willing to drill a hole in your iPhone flash memory if it’s destined for the scrap heap but leave it intact if you sell it on eBay. Is eBay any less risky than that scrap heap?

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