Tuesday, February 22, 2011

In the spirit of the AIDE winter meeting I would like to re-post a very interesting article I have read regarding the data-recovery on solid state drives.

These drives are becoming increasingly popular and according to the article will bost about 8% of the total mobile hardrive market in 2011.

It seems they are quite difficult to completely erase even with 35 passes.

take a look at the article at LinuxSecurity.com here is a short excerpt.

LinuxSecurity.com: Solid state drives (SSDs) have a small security problem: they’re tough to erase. That warning comes from researchers at the University of California at San Diego. “Sanitization is well-understood for traditional magnetic storage, such as hard drives and tapes,” said the researchers’ in their study summary.
To Get the Full Details About SSDs Prove Tough To Erase

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