Allegedly, on or about 26 January 2019, Patrick O'Callaghan sent:
Since magnetic domains have hysteresis, suitable equipment can
recover the previous state at a physical level. That's why proper
trashing takes several passes.
Some drives are supposed have a built in secure erase function. I
wonder how effective it is.
[tim@localhost ~]$ uname -rsvp
Linux 4.16.11-100.fc26.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue May 22 20:02:12 UTC 2018 x86_64
Boilerplate: All mail to my mailbox is automatically deleted.
There is no point trying to privately email me, I only get to see
the messages posted to the mailing list.
- And how would you describe Windows?
- One man's trash is another man's treasure...