Re: Can government recover erased HDD data?
Originally Posted by root
a format will only rease the first bit of each sector...
to truely erase a disk you have to do what is called scrubbing, (where every bit is written and re-written)...
even then some reminance of the residue will be left and is readable (to specialist labs)
five pass scrubbing is the standard for saying that the disk is unreadable.
i see thanks
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