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Old July 14, 2012, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by NyteOwl View Post
Yes a single full erase pass will do for any but the most determined snoop. You can do a single pass using something like dban or use dd in *nix
Actually even the most determined snoop won't be able to get anything off of it. In my class (for computer forensics) we were talking about this very subject and they've tested this and we were told that even an electron microscope couldn't get any information after a single pass was done.

Create something idiot proof and they will make a better idiot.

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