[ILUG] wiping a faulty hard disk
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Thu Aug 9 14:00:56 IST 2007
On Thu 09 Aug 2007, O'Leary Patrick wrote:
> I have a few faulty hard disks which i need to return to the
> supplier for under guarantee replacement. The problem is that they have an
> OS installed on them along with some sensitive data.
I don't understand this passion for deleting data on old disks.
Is it really likely that the disk manufacturer will scan you disk
and steal your secrets?
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