Malware & SSD's (Solid State Drives)

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by TheKid7, Jan 26, 2012.

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  1. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

    Jul 22, 2006
    Will Restoring a "Clean" Image to a Malware Infected SSD always get rid of all of the Malware?

    I read somewhere that there may be problems with "securely" wiping a SSD which makes me wonder if Restoring a "Clean" Image would 100% for sure get rid of all Malware.

    Thanks in Advance.
  2. parsec

    parsec Registered Member

    Aug 2, 2011
    Actually securely wiping the ssd using the tools provided by the manufacturer is beneficial, since ssd's degrade overtime and wiping it restores the performance

    I do have 2 pictures on my HDD somewhere 1 is before wiping and 1 after, benchmark used was ATTO
    You can clearly see the difference between the 2

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