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Why one-pass data wiping is enough

Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 1:08 pm
by Alt
An excellent article explaining why only one data wiping pass is enough to completely and irrecoverably destroy data.
The Urban Legend of Multipass Hard Disk Overwrite.

Re: Why one-pass data wiping is enough

Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:06 pm
by stardust
So I went overboard when I overwrote my 4-TB HDD 6 times before RMAing it recently? I wish I had read this first.