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Old 27th November 2019, 07:11 PM   #31
Crazy Chainsaw
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Originally Posted by eerok View Post
From what I understand, there are things you can do forensically with the layers of a physical HDD that could not be picked up by a simple backup. That's why apps that write zeroes to your drive exist -- you use them to overwrite possible ghosted vestiges of deleted data that can be lifted from the HDD.
That would require dismantling the hard drive and looking at the dusk's under a scanning tunnelling electron Microscope.
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