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Re: Disk wiping -- An alternate approach?
From: Michael Holstein <michael.holstein () csuohio edu>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 11:04:19 -0500


If the police or spies look for determined words or sentences
(presumed not encryptered), at an unknown point on an unknown layer of
the disk, it will be much easier for them to find it if the rest was
random data (or video or whatever) than if it was random text that can
have a meaning when looking with a program, but not in front of a
Court.
  

You're forgetting that most such work is either done by salaried
government employees or contractors paid by the hour .. neither of which
care how long it takes.

Cheers,

Michael Holstein
Cleveland State University

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