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Remnant Data is data that is unintentionally left behind on computer media. In forensic usage, remnant data is typically left behind after attempts have been made to delete the data, after the data has been forgotten, or after the media on which the data resides has been decomissioned.
 
Remnant Data is data that is unintentionally left behind on computer media. In forensic usage, remnant data is typically left behind after attempts have been made to delete the data, after the data has been forgotten, or after the media on which the data resides has been decomissioned.
 
=Papers=
 
=Papers=
Byers, Simon. Scalable Exploitation of, and Responses to Information Leakage Through Hidden Data in Published Documents, AT&T Research, April 2003
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Byers, Simon. [[Media:Scalable Exploitation.pdf|Scalable Exploitation of, and Responses to Information Leakage Through Hidden Data in Published Documents]], AT&T Research, April 2003
  
 
Chow, J., B. Pfaff, T. Garfinkel, K. Christopher, M. Rosenblum,   
 
Chow, J., B. Pfaff, T. Garfinkel, K. Christopher, M. Rosenblum,   

Revision as of 06:46, 16 March 2007

Remnant Data is data that is unintentionally left behind on computer media. In forensic usage, remnant data is typically left behind after attempts have been made to delete the data, after the data has been forgotten, or after the media on which the data resides has been decomissioned.

Papers

Byers, Simon. Scalable Exploitation of, and Responses to Information Leakage Through Hidden Data in Published Documents, AT&T Research, April 2003

Chow, J., B. Pfaff, T. Garfinkel, K. Christopher, M. Rosenblum, Understanding Data Lifetime via Whole System Simulation, Proceedings of the 13th USENIX Security Symposium, 2004.

Garfinkel, S. and Shelat, A., "Remembrance of Data Passed: A Study of Disk Sanitization Practices," IEEE Security and Privacy, January/February 2003.

See Also

  • [Sanitizing Tools]