CD Shredder

From: David V. Corbin <>
Date: Fri Sep 3 15:47:47 2004

>>> If you were to build a device to scan a stationary piece of
>>> CD, rather than trying to spin it, how much of the data
>>> could be recovered from a disk with a hole drilled through
>>> it, or broken in half?

Quite a large percentage, depending on the size and location of the hole.

While the security of destroyed CD's typically refers to destroyed
CD-R/CD-RW protecting information that was stored on a pressed CD is MUCH
more difficult. In this case burning to slag is about the only approved

....somewhere here I have the documents for destruction of data at various
security levels, actually gets quite complex to "do it the right way"....
Received on Fri Sep 03 2004 - 15:47:47 BST

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