Apr 232008

Coming back to security, today we can have a look at DBAN (Darik’s Boot And Nuke) security tool which helps with full disk data destruction on your PC or servers. Ideally suited for destructing your PC or Server hard disk before recycling or passing it onto a charity.

DBAN is a bootable media (CDROM/Floppy/USB) which boots in and destructs every single Hard Disk that it detects. DBAN can destruct IDE,SCSI, SATA devices.It has support RAID devices but the FAQ clearly states of known problems with RAID controllers. DBAN can support PRNG seeding (Psuedo Random Number Generator) and logs the results onto a TAR file (compressed)

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