[unisog] Wiping hard drives before computer transfer

Mitch Collinsworth mitch at ccmr.cornell.edu
Fri Jan 24 18:26:35 GMT 2003


On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Tom Perrine wrote:

> Peter Gutman in NZ has done about the best non-GOV work on recovering
> data from hard drives.  All you need is a scanning tunnelling electron
> microscope, IIRC :-)

Some of us have those!  :-)  But steering it around all the tracks of all
the platters, looking for the remnants of the old stripes, ...

Torchering the data and passwords out of those who have it would be
much easier.  :-)

-Mitch



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