Get Even More Visitors To Your Blog, Upgrade To A Business Listing >>

How to Permanently Delete Data From a Flash Drive

wipe-flash-disk

Did you know that files can be pulled from data drives that have been wiped? That includes hard disk drives, solid state drives, and yes, USB Flash drives. It doesn’t matter if the drive is internal or external — data recovery is a real thing that works. So the next time you have a flash drive that contains a sensitive file, you should know that dragging that file to the Recycle Bin is not enough to actually get rid of it. This simply marks the file as deleted. The bits are still there. If you want to obliterate your flash...

Read the full article: How to Permanently Delete Data From a Flash Drive



This post first appeared on MakeUseOf - Technology, Simplified, please read the originial post: here

Share the post

How to Permanently Delete Data From a Flash Drive

×

Subscribe to Makeuseof - Technology, Simplified

Get updates delivered right to your inbox!

Thank you for your subscription

×