What happens to the original files after encryption?

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Sat Oct 4 17:43:33 CEST 2008

On Oct 4, 2008, at 11:18 AM, Josef Tröndle wrote:

> Hello,
> i'm going to encrypt sensitive data with gpg and i'm unsure about  
> the way it handles the original files. Does it securely wipe or just  
> shallowly remove them?

The original files are untouched, and you can do whatever you like  
with them.


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