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Re: [Full-disclosure] Disk wiping -- An alternate approach?

From: E. Prom <e3prom_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jan 26 2010 - 05:07:38 GMT
To: Tracy Reed <treed@ultraviolet.org>


2010/1/26 Tracy Reed <treed@ultraviolet.org> (short extract):
> Executive summary: Data overwritten once is unrecoverable on any drive
> made in the last 10 years. So do a single write pass from /dev/random
> on working drives.

Thanks for all this information.
By the way, does somebody knows about the flash memory? Is zeroing a whole usb key enough to make the data unrecoverable?



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