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Idaho utility hard drives - and data - turn up on eBay

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Anybody with five bucks and a little patience may be able to score sensitive corporate or customer data on eBay.

Idaho Power Co. discovered that possibility last week as it scrambled to track down company disk drives that had been sold on eBay without having been scrubbed first. Data on the drives, which had been used in servers, contained proprietary company information such as memos, correspondence with some customers and confidential employee information, the company said.

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