The Power of Exchange’s ‘Remote Wipe’

I never really thought about this, but it’s pretty awful. When you create an Exchange email/calendar/contacts account on your mobile device — WebOS, Android, iOS, BlackBerry, whatever — you’re implicitly granting your company’s IT department the ability to wipe all data off your phone at any time. Not just the Exchange account data, but all data.

Monday, 13 September 2010