[Faccus] [Sec-wg] Hard drive degausser

Colin Bell colin.bell at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Jan 30 11:02:32 EST 2012

Oh right,


Scratch that… I'm sure having hard drives accelerating at the speed of a electro-magnetic field powering up probably goes against Safety Office rules.  ;-)

Colin Bell, Systems Integration Specialist, IST
Information Security Services, University of Waterloo
+1-519-888-4567 x31245 / colin.bell at uwaterloo.ca

On 2012-01-30, at 10:56 AM, Jeff Voskamp wrote:
> If you're not careful you could do some real damage to the electromagnets. Just how fast would a drive hit the magnets once it gets ripped from your hands?
> Jeff

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