[vcf-midatlantic] Bernoulli Drives needed in working condition

Ethan O'Toole telmnstr at 757.org
Tue May 18 14:42:10 UTC 2021

> If data security is a concern, but we want to retain the media, then a
> three-pass overwrite with varying bit patterns may be the only viable
> option, as formatting may not clear the sectors.  Of course, the only
> foolproof way to make sure the data is unrecoverable is to destroy the
> media.

I think there have been bounties out there for a while for anyone to 
recover data after a one pass wipe of a hard drive... and it's been 

My understanding is when you look below the "current data" there is 
supposedly a lot of noise and making out the prior data is very difficult.

             - Ethan

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