[vcf-midatlantic] Bernoulli Drives needed in working condition

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Tue May 18 14:48:19 UTC 2021

Agreed, and if it was for myself I’d most likely be happy. But I’d like to
give a potential donor some confidence by using an agreed-to NCSC/NSA

On Tue, May 18, 2021 at 10:43 AM Ethan O'Toole via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> > 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
> unclaimed.
> 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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