secure file deletion

Werner Koch
Fri Feb 16 22:45:12 2001

On Thu, 15 Feb 2001, ESP wrote:

> The gnu program "shred" also works fairly well. I believe it's in the
> gnu fileutils package, and is available on most Linux systems.
Some time ago there was a discussion about shred and similar software on Bugtraq. IIRC, the conclusion was that they all don;t work reliable, Someone should check the archives. Werner -- Omnis enim res, quae dando non deficit, dum habetur et non datur, nondum habetur, quomodo habenda est. -- Augustinus