Monday, April 21, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sharp Improves LCD Viewing Angle With New Optical Film
Ex-Apple CEO To Sell Mobiles In India
HTC Hired Ex-Samsung Marketing Officer
Xbox One Wolrdwide Sales Cross 5 million
Samsung Works With GLOBALFOUNDRIES On 14 nm FinFET Offering
Facebook To Find Nearby Friends
Console Sales Lift AMD's First Quarter Results
LG Expands 'Second Screen' TV Ecosystem With Open-Source SDK
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > PC Parts > Certain...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, February 03, 2012
Certain Refurbished Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi Tablets May Still Have Prior Users' Data Stored


Motorola Mobility said that approximately 100 out of a batch of 6,200 Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablets that were refurbished by Motorola Mobility may not have been completely cleared of the original owner's data prior to resale.

Motorola said that the affected tablets were resold by Woot.com between October and December 2011. Motorola confirmed that any refurbished units sold outside the time period in question were properly refurbished.

The information that may be accessible to the purchasers of the impacted refurbished tablets may include any information that the original user elected to store on the tablet. It is possible that users might have stored photographs and documents. They may have also stored user names and passwords for email and social media accounts, as well as other password-protected sites and applications.

Motorola is offering its ustomers who purchased and then returned a Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablet to Amazon.com, Best Buy, BJ's Wholesale, eBay, Office Max, Radio Shack, Sam's Club, or Staples and a few other independent retailers between March and October 2011 a complimentary two-year membership of Experian's ProtectMyID Alert to mitigate any risks. Original owners are advised to contact Experian at 1-866-926-9803 to sign up for the credit monitoring service. These original owners are also advised to take precautionary measures to protect their identity, such as changing their email and social media passwords. Original owners who performed a factory data reset prior to returning the device are not impacted.

Motorola is also pursuing the return of the impacted refurbished units to ensure that the memory of each device is cleared. The company's customers who purchased a refurbished Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi tablet from Woot.com between October and December 2011 are encouraged to visit motorola.com/xoomreturn or to call Motorola Mobility Customer Support at 1-800-734-5870, select Option 1, in order to determine if their tablet is affected.

"Motorola sincerely regrets and apologizes for any inconvenience this situation has caused the affected customers," the company said.


Previous
Next
Micron CEO Dies in Plane Crash        All News        LG Releases External BDXL Burner
EMC Launches VFCache PCIe Cards     PC Parts News      Fujitsu Releases Android Tablet for Enterprise Market

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Moto Maker Offers College-inspired Customization Options
Google To Hold Project Ara Developers' Conference
Motorola To Enter The Smartwatch Market This Summer
Lenovo To Buy Motorola Mobility
Lenovo To Buy Google's Handset Unit: report
Motorola To Release $50 Smartphone
Moto G Google Play Edition Now Available
Motorola Moto X Coming To Europe
Appeals Court Clears Apple Of Violating Google Patent
Moto X Available From All Carriers For USD 399
Motorola Moto G Gets Android KitKat Update
Motorola Now Offers Bamboo for Moto X

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .