On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 7:24 PM, Paul Murray <paulinuxmurray at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 6:45 PM, Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix -
> <ompaul at eircom.net> wrote:
> > Brendan Minish wrote:
> >> On Thu, 2010-01-21 at 13:50 +0000, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> > I also mentioned it to my own GP (without naming names ) who I am on
> >> good terms with in the hopes that he and his colleges may take better
> >> care to wipe data on old machines in the future
> > a little project page on the lug site showing people how to do it - then
> > when you do business at least we stand a slightly higher chance of not
> > having our data robbed
> > I do like my own method for data destruction (it involves a drill ;-))
> > step one write rubbish to drive several times
> > step two take off the little seal on the side of the drive
> > step three insert small bore drill in housing and let it run for several
> > seconds step five wonder if anyone will ever try to recover data from the
> > drive
> > there is no step four there never will be
>> Oh yes there will be, step four will be added and it will start a
> little something like this:
>> step four, if you find no moving parts to rub your drill bit on
> because its an SSD instead of the now defunct magnetic drives.....
step one, write rubbish to drive.
step two, take drive to range.
step three, fire several 12-gauge solid slugs through drive.
SSD, magnetic, whatever -- it's now nonrecoverable :D
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