RE: Recovery data after 57+ formats - fact or fiction?? Nov 10 2006 10:08PM
Gavin, Michael (mgavin forrester com)
Not 57+, but how about 21?

I just stumbled upon an article that states: "There are rumors that
government agencies have the capability to recover data that has been
overwritten as many as 21 times."

This is a SANS GSEC article originally published on 7/21/2001, and
updated on 6/12/2006, titled "Secure File Deletion: Fact of Fiction?" by
John R. Mallery, and lives at:



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