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reviewed No Action Needed Won't update windows, message says 'windows is out of date'
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comment What's the best algorithm to secure erase HDD?
@Gael My point is not that you are wrong, but rather that you are not thinking like a paranoid person. Somebody paranoid enough to overwrite with random data is likely also to be aware of the principle of defense in depth.
Sep
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comment What's the best algorithm to secure erase HDD?
@Gael Please do not presume to determine what kind of data others possess or its value to anybody. The matter at hand is how to obliterate data stored on a magnetic disk past the point recovery by any adversary, present or future. Perhaps a pass of zeros is sufficient. Since we are in the territory of paranoia, I submit that trusting the controller and the encoding scheme is not prudent and some cryptographic quality random data is in order. If unencrypted data has ever been present, total destruction may be necessary. I stand by my recommended strategy.