Re: HD memory wiper/shredder

From: Ansgar -59cobalt- Wiechers (
Date: 04/26/05

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    Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 17:44:39 +0200

    On 2005-04-25 Kinnell wrote:
    > I recently had a friend ask me if I knew of any real good file
    > shredders/wipers. He wants to be able to securely shred a file used
    > for an encryption key after it is no longer needed at that location.
    > I couldn't think of any off of the top of my head but I figured this
    > list would be a great place to start. So does anyone know of a good
    > shredder to use for this purpose? Freeware would be preferred.

    Mac OS X: srm
    Linux: wipe
    Windows: sdelete [1]


    Ansgar Wiechers

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