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Is it possible to recover data from a drive overwritten with zeros once? #

While The Great Zero Challenge was not very convincing, Daniel Feenberg's Can Intelligence Agencies Read Overwritten Data? and Craig Wright's Overwriting Hard Drive Data are. For those who are still confused (or are just fond of pictures), see Disk Wiping - One Pass is Enough - Part 2 (this time with screenshots).

/misc | Jul 17, 2011

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