Modern SSDs self-destroy court evidence

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by MrBrian, Sep 29, 2011.

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  1. MrBrian

    MrBrian Registered Member

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    From http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/03/01/self_destructing_flash_drives/:
     
  2. J_L

    J_L Registered Member

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    Does this only apply to TRIM-enabled ones?
     
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    No, it doesn't. It has to do with the Flash Translation Layer and the self-cleaning mechanism of "garbage collection."

    Fascinating stuff. The .pdf is here:
    http://www.jdfsl.org/subscriptions/JDFSL-V5N3-Bell.pdf


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