Destroying a Hard Drive with Molten Copper Will Keep All of Your Data Safe


Have a hard drive you need to get rid of? Instead of hitting it with a hammer or destroying it through other methods, try pouring molten copper over it, it really does the trick. The result is a very scorched solid plate of copper and broken hard drive pieces. While it may be a little over the top, there is absolutely no way that the data will be coming off that old hard drive.




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