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Re: how to sweep hard disk of confidential data

On Sunday 18 July 2004 06:52 pm, Doug Holland wrote:

> If the answer is yes (usually we're talking about government contractors
> with classified data), then the only answer is to physically destroy the
> hard disk's platters.

Yeah, and I guess at that you'd have to *really* destroy the platters.  
Cutting a hard drive in half with a bandsaw is fun, but it sounds like these 
guys might be able to recover something from it even at that.

I guess you'd have to melt it down.

Michael McIntyre  ----   Silvan <dmmcintyr@users.sourceforge.net>
Linux fanatic, and certified Geek;  registered Linux user #243621

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