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> Yes, but what if I overwrite the device with random data from the very
> first to the very last byte? Suppose the size of the device hasn't
> decreased I'd think that wear-levelling has no chance to spare blocks in
> this case.
Research paper on forensics for flash media :
In any case, provided you take a factory-new drive and immediately install an encrypted filesystem on it, any such "orphan" data would be essentially random.
Cleveland State University