The Compass DeRose Guide to Computer Histories as Security Risks

Written by Steven J. DeRose, September of 2005.


Computers keep a dizzying variety of information about what you've been doing. With the prevalence of viruses, trojan horses, and other "malware", you never know who will be reading (and using) what. This page simply lists some kinds of information your computer is probably keeping track of. It is surely far from complete, but it may help you jog your memory if you're wiping your sysem to give away, or whatever.