I need to decommission two SSD disks from one of my Linux hosted servers. In order to safely delete data stored in the disks I was planning to use: hdparm --security-erase. I read this document and ...
I recently experimented with different methods of disk randomization to find what would get the job done fastest. The openssl random number generator with AES in counter mode was said to be pretty ...
Which is the best way to shred all data from a live dedicated server? I have no physical access nor any out of band remote management functionality to the server, only SSH access. Server is running ...
Any way to completely remove sensitive content from the HDD before returning CentOS dedicated servers?
We are going to return a few rented CentOS dedicated servers and I was wondering about any way to remove sensitive content (a few folders) from the HDD before returning these servers? Maybe some ...
Will a "traditional" secure delete utility that overwrites physical sectors on a magnetic HDD work on an SSD, or will the SSD simply "remap" the sector to avoid the expensive delete operation and ...
Possible Duplicate: Deep Format of a Harddrive on a Linux System Do you know tools (linux live cds, bootable dos tools ) to wipe hard drives ?
I'm about to terminate my relationship with my hosting provider of many years, but I'd like to securely wipe the box before I do. This is a dedicated server running Debian on a single EXT3 drive and ...
I've got an original Asus Eee PC Netbook that I'd like to sell. When I've sold old computers in the past, I've typically done a deep/secure/zeroing out style format. How can I do this on a Linux ...