Darik's Boot and Nuke: a great tool for obliterating your data

Monday, 3 October 2005, 12:20 PM EST

Do you know what happened to your data when you disposed of your last PC? With identity theft on the rise, it's important to make sure your information is removed before you get rid of that old hard drive. Thanks to the work of developer Darik Horn, there's an excellent tool to wipe data off of a hard disk: Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN).

By Lee A. Spain at NewsForge.

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