Re: simple way to securely destroy deleted files in a file system
When the date was Thursday 15 of July 2010, green wrote:
> thib wrote at 2010-07-15 13:13 -0500:
> > Take a look at shred (coreutils), wipe and secure-delete.
> +1 wipe; I have used it to wipe an entire block device.
> Also wipe2fs for zeroing unused space; and zerofree seems very similar.
I am skeptical whether there is any good reason for tools like wipe2fs,
zerofree and friends (if there are any...), when a dd && sync && rm have the