I was using the
dd command to copy my entire flash drive in 'blocks'. I was using the following:
dd if=/dev/sda bs=16M of=/filepath/filename
I was half asleep and I hit enter after
dd if=/dev/sda, instead of hitting the spacebar.
Simply, since I don't know what hitting enter after
dd if=/dev/sda did, so I would just like to know if I made recovery efforts for deleted/stolen files from my flash drive less likely.
I checked the flash drive and the amount of data present after I hit enter was the same.