Reliable But Not Readily Available Method to Destroy Hard Drive Data

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on June 17, 2006

Researchers Find Technique to Quickly Erase Hard Drives: “Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta), working with L-3 Communications Corp. (New York), said they have developed a technique for quickly erasing hard-disk drives…The researchers concluded that permanent magnets are the best solution.” [Slashdot]

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