[SATLUG] OT: Prep for safe equipment disposal

jerosejr . jerosejr at gmail.com
Mon Oct 26 22:29:16 CDT 2015


DOD solution is to burn them for a few hours.  Other choices are drill them
with several large holes (i.e.- 1/4" or the like).

On Mon, Oct 26, 2015 at 9:13 PM, Alan Lesmerises <alesmerises at satx.rr.com>
wrote:

> My wife & I were discussing the inevitable -- the eventuality of one of us
> passing -- and a subject came up that I didn't have a good answer for.
>
> I have more than a couple of computers, external hard drives, flash
> drives, etc., and at least some of them will have some sensitive
> information on them.  My wife is totally not computer literate so she
> wouldn't know how to securely wipe all the data off of them, and I didn't
> find any Yellow Pages listings that would seem to cover a service like
> that, other than the generic PC repair shops and I wouldn't know if they
> would trustworthy enough for that type of thing.
>
> What would be your suggestions for looking for a service like that?
>
> Al Lesmerises
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