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News Pretec creates self-destructing SSD

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 9 Sep 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. l3v1ck

    l3v1ck Fueling the world, one oil well at a time.

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    :) You've just reminded me of your "East Germany" comments on a previous podcast.
    Maybe MP's will want them to cover their expenses tracks.
     
  3. icutebluezone

    icutebluezone The meaning of life is to MOD

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    Damit I was thinking they blown up. :( Into 1 million bits.
     
  4. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I, too, was expecting some sort of wisp of smoke self destruction >.>

    It also sounds a bit like BS. Pretty much everything's recoverable.
     
  5. l3v1ck

    l3v1ck Fueling the world, one oil well at a time.

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    Oh I don't know. In the first SSD labs test CPC had one that was military approved that could be physically be destroyed. I'm not quite sure how it worked though.
     
  6. damienVC

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    Depends which military. UK - give it a thorough kicking out the back. US - drop a JDAM on it. French - smoke a gauloise, have an affair, collaborate and finally get round to shooting it.
     
  7. Xtreme_Machine

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    Is the drive a write off or not? Is only the data destroyed and can the drive be fixed with say an fdisk and format, or are the chips itself damaged beyond any repair?? Still sounds pretty interesting for military use, or maybe permanently hide some not to be disclosed data from say.. your mom? :p
     
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    "which is aimed at military use, but is likely to be purchased by paranoid civilian types" I LOL'd so hard hahahaha
     
  9. cheeriokilla

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    SSSD lets add an S for SHRAPNEL
     
  10. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Oh, well, physical destruction does kinda put the kybosh on data recovery ;)

    This drive seems to be more along the line of "we erased the data >.>" rather than "We explode drive now k?"
     
  11. frojoe

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    "We explode drive now k" is a hell of a lot more fun. Just erasing is a bit of a letdown tbh.
     
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    xprodancer life is like a box of chocolates

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    would have been great for abit of james bond on this! self destruct in 5,4,3,2,puff!!! how cool would that be!!!! i want to make one that does just that!!!!!
     
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    lolz a JDAM better yet MOAB. I was also expecting a kaboom somewhere in the article. thatd be a great method of counter terrorism. just sell them computers with exploding SSD's. lol
     
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    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    "Where's the 'kaboom?' There's supposed to be an Earth-shattering 'kaboom."
     
  16. Abdul Hadi

    Abdul Hadi Technically, I wanna be tim!

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    A good advertisement.
     
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