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Re: Re: Cleaning up your hard disk

by l3nz (Friar)
on Jan 26, 2004 at 19:07 UTC ( #324226=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Cleaning up your hard disk
in thread Cleaning up your hard disk

They tell me there is something like this within PGP, even if I have never tried it.

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Re: Re: Re: Cleaning up your hard disk
by jbware (Chaplain) on Jan 26, 2004 at 19:16 UTC
    I personally use PGP Wipe for situations like this. If we're going to talk about sufficently motivated people, any hack you write or tool you use should wipe multiple times. Once is not enough to ensure data unrecoverability, try 3 passes; or upwards of 9 passes if you're really paranoid...

    - jbWare
    Just because you're paranoid, doesn't mean they're not out to get you.

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