Securely delete files...
John W. Moore III
jmoore3rd at bellsouth.net
Wed Aug 20 22:21:04 CEST 2008
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Chris Walters wrote:
> Werner Koch wrote:
>> That won't be an easy puzzle to solve.
> I hate to tell you this, but the F.B.I. Computer Forensics Laboratory has
> successfully recovered data from a drive, where the platters were shot multiple
> times with a shotgun.
Note that Werner said _easy_ & not impossible. Also, debris from a
shotgun blast is probably larger than that left behind by a ball peen
hammer. U.S. Government Destruction Standards require the use of thermite.
I believe that We are all agreed that physical destruction of the HD is
the only truly effective means of ensuring Data cannot be recovered.
The method remains left to the carelessness of the targeted Individual. :-D
Timestamp: Wednesday 20 Aug 2008, 16:20 --400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
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