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Re: simple way to securely destroy deleted files in a file system

On Jo, 15 iul 10, 13:55:21, H.S. wrote:
> I was looking for just making the already deleted files unrecoverable by
> a casual user. In other words, since a deleted file frees the space on
> disk, by filling up the disk with all zeros and then deleting that zeros
> file would be overwriting the earlier deleted files with zero. Am I
> correct in this?

You could also try recovering files with some common tools (PhotoRec 
from package testdisk comes to mind).

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