Tech Q&A: Deleting data forever, fighting robocalls, finding secret cameras and more

I want to give away a few of my old devices. How do I make sure that the data is deleted and cannot be recovered?

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Facebook deleted 'tens of thousands' of fake accounts in the run-up to the German election

Facebook says that it deleted a host of fake accounts from the social network in the run-up to Sunday’s German election.

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Oakland police reveal a quarter of body-cam footage has been accidentally deleted

While police are scratching their heads as to why the footage was deleted, the department said it has not discovered any cases affected by the incident. The footage was a footnote in the case in which it was discovered.

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Hackers get their hands on 100K ‘deleted’ Snapchat images

A 13GB database of Snapchat photos that users thought had been deleted has been released by hackers who have been collecting the files for years, Business Insider reported.

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