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Re: Disk wiping -- An alternate approach?
From: Michael Holstein <michael.holstein () csuohio edu>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 13:31:02 -0500
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
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
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