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    Head Honcho Administrator Reverend's Avatar
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    Old Hard Drives Still Full of Sensitive Data

    Hard drives full of confidential data are still turning up on the second-hand market, researchers have reported.

    Investigations carried out on behalf of BT by the University of Glamorgan in the U.K., Edith Cowan University in Australia, and Longwood University in the U.S., found that thirty-seven percent of drives surveyed had traces of personal data on them.

    Damningly, this figure is much t...


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    Security Intelligence TZ Veteran cash_site's Avatar
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    What type of programs do people use to wipe their data? I've used Boot&Nuke, for 7pass low-level random char, the thing takes hours to run

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