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Shredding, Hammering & Torching: How To Remove Data from Hard Drives

Hard drive shredders are mechanical devices which destroy hard drives to a point where data can no longer be retrieved from the drive. The first step towards removing data or making it impossible to retrieve data is by separating individual tracks from each platter in the hard drive. Data is not removed through formatting. Over-writing data into the hard drives is a common solution to making old data irretrievable, however, experts have said that a strong willed person can access and recover data Read more [...]