[CentOS] OT: hardware: sanitizing a dead SSD?

Tue May 8 22:28:16 UTC 2018
Always Learning <centos at u68.u22.net>

On Tue, 2018-05-08 at 15:46 -0400, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:

> SSD disks must be shredded as the data has been written over multiple
> sectors many times to 'even the writes'. This allows for even a 'dead'
> disk to be disassembled with 'off-the-shelf' equipment to extract
> items from the dead places. Depending on the data involved, there may
> be different levels of shredding and destruction of shreds required.

Do SSDs have an inbuilt destroy mechanism, like hard disks do ?


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