Cougie started following Drive Wiper "Simple Overwrite (1 pass)" - random or zeroes?
Cougie replied to titanium's topic in CCleaner DiscussionI've got a genuine and related question. If I was the smartest and most resourceful data recovery person on earth, would I have a good chance of recovering data from a single pass / write all zeros drive wipe? Because if not then doesn't that render any advanced drive wiping beyond this pointless? Hypothetical thought scenario: "OK. Let's see if I can recover some data. OK, yes I can see that this single bit on this area of the hard disk is currently a zero. But ah yes. I can extrapolate that 48 hours ago it was a one. And six months ago it was a zero..."