Report: Current SSD 'Secure Erase' Methods Don't Work


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Last spring, we posted an article that took a look at data recovery on SSDs; essentially, the difficulty of. Thanks to TRIM, once a file is deleted on an SSD, it's difficult to recover, and in our tests, common recovery applications simply didn't work. In a recent report, though, techies at the University of California have have found that data is recoverable, and that even "secure erase" programs might not work.


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