Re: Hard Drive data security

From: Gethin Jones (gethinj_at_gethin.net)
Date: 10/01/04

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    To: <creative@mutemail.com>, "Paul Kurczaba" <paul@myipis.com>, <security-basics@securityfocus.com>
    Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 18:26:11 +0100
    
    

    I tend to use Dariks Boot and Nuke to wipe HDD's before parting with them.
    http://dban.sourceforge.net/

    Gethin

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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: <creative@mutemail.com>
    To: "Paul Kurczaba" <paul@myipis.com>; <security-basics@securityfocus.com>
    Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 11:10 PM
    Subject: Re: Hard Drive data security

    > You will have to make a copy bit by bit of your hard drive, then you must
    > use a software like Evidence Eliminator in order to delete your data from
    > the HD that Dell will take back.
    >
    > Creative
    >
    >
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Paul Kurczaba" <paul@myipis.com>
    > To: <security-basics@securityfocus.com>
    > Sent: Tuesday, September 28, 2004 6:11 PM
    > Subject: Hard Drive data security
    >
    >
    > Hi,
    > I have a question about hard drive data security. The hard drive on my
    > notebook is failing and Dell is going to replace it. They are going to
    > take
    > the old one with them. How can I securely remove the data from the hard
    > drive?
    >
    > Thanks,
    > Paul
    >
    >


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