GnuPG 2.0 for Win + Feature requests

David Shaw dshaw at
Sat Jun 20 00:19:35 CEST 2009

On Jun 19, 2009, at 4:45 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:

> Michael Hansen wrote:
>> Well, maybe it is also useless, if you simply encrypt your sensible  
>> files.
> There's an old adage: use the right tool for the job.  If you're  
> worried
> about someone doing serious forensic recovery of your hard drive, then
> invest in full-volume encryption.  TrueCrypt and PGPDisk are two  
> popular
> and well-reputed options: the former is open-source software, while  
> the
> latter has source available.
> Disk shredders do not work -- more to the point, they _cannot_ work.

Depends on the shredder ;)

(Yes, I know you were talking about software shredders.  When software  
can't help you, there are a number of companies who are happy to sell  
you a hardware or service solution.)


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