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Remembrance of Data Passed: A Study of Disk Sanitization Practices
January-February 2003 (vol. 1 no. 1)
pp. 17-27
Simson L. Garfinkel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Abhi Shelat, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Many discarded hard drives contain information that is both confidential and recoverable, as the authors' own experiment shows. The availability of this information is little publicized, but awareness of it will surely spread.

Index Terms:
Data Forensics
Citation:
Simson L. Garfinkel, Abhi Shelat, "Remembrance of Data Passed: A Study of Disk Sanitization Practices," IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 17-27, Jan.-Feb. 2003, doi:10.1109/MSECP.2003.1176992
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