Secure deletion of files in a directory
Rainer Bendig, Digitally Impressed
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Tue Jun 15 19:14:50 CEST 2004
Albert schrieb am 15.06.2004 18:25:
>>I'd look at "shred", but keep in mind the caveats the author
>>gives in the man page.
> shred doesn't work with directories and has problems with ext3 and
> reiser. Any other ideas? Are you all returning your harddrives with
> files on it :-)
"shred" on debian unstable works fine, i have no problems deleting
files +100MB... since months ...
that's the only way i know (if you are not using an hex-edit) to
really delete your files.
with gpg it has - in my eyes - nothing to do ...
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