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This is an old revision of SecureErase made by coolpup on 2011-10-30 05:42:09.


How to eradicate, expunge, extirpate, obliterate digital data

All data on drive X may be permanently destroyed by using the following command (the drive must be unmounted first, which means that a LiveDVD or LiveUSB is useful in this case (warning - this will take a very long time):
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdX

Single files
Single files may be made permanently inaccessible by encrypting them before deleting them in the usual way.

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