dave at thesmithfam.org
Sun Feb 18 00:25:52 MST 2007
Michael Brailsford wrote:
> You should run shred on it. dd if=/dev/zero... is nowhere near as thorough as shred. Not saying that the typical person shopping at DI will have the know how to read a drive that has been zero'd, but I'd rather be safe than sorry.
Correct me if I'm mistaken, but given that it's a flash drive, isn't dd
enough? I realize that with platter-based disks, magnetic spill over and
residue can be read later to recover deleted data. But with a flash
drive is this even possible?
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