SSDs Cause Crisis For Digital Forensics

Tagged: Digital Forensics, SSD, Computer Hardware
Source: Slashdot - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 34 weeks ago

"Firmware built into many solid state drives (SSDs) to improve their storage efficiency could be making forensic analysis at a later date by police forces and intelligence agencies almost impossible to carry out to legally safe standards, Australian researchers have discovered. They found that SSDs start wiping themselves within minutes after a quick format (or a file delete or full format) and can even do so when disconnected from a PC and rigged up to a hardware blocker."

 

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isn't the digital age awesome?

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