Crush data leakage – literally

Published: December 12th, 2008

So you’ve got some PCs at end-of-live and you want to make sure the data on thosehard drives doesn’t make you the next TJX. You can wipe ’em, but that’s not absolute.And a wiped hard drive looks just like a live one — how can you really tell.

Enter the Vernon Crusher. It sounds like a wrestler from an old Bugs Bunny cartoon,but this hydraulic press gives you visual assurance of data destruction. Jim Drohandropped by our studio to demo the beast, and it was the most fun I’ve had with ahard drive in yonks. Watch the video.

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