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Re: Disk wiping -- An alternate approach?
From: "E. Prom" <e3prom () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:07:38 +0100

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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