[clug] An old debate: Forensics study of cleaning old diskdrives sold on e-bay [SEC=PERSONAL]

Sam Couter sam at couter.id.au
Thu Mar 5 10:10:13 GMT 2009

Roppola, Antti - BRS <Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au> wrote:
> For a savvy friend with business data concerns, I cut the drive in half
> with a drop saw. I am told that a drill hole and a dose of Coca Cola is
> eaiser and just as effective.

Just drill right through the drive, platters and all. Recovery costs
are then at least 6 figures, more if the platters were glass instead of
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