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How to electronically eradicate, expunge, extirpate, obliterate digital data


Partitions
All data on drive X may be permanently destroyed by using the following command (warning - this may take a very long time):
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdX

Confirmation of whether or not any non-zero bytes exist:
dd if=/dev/sda | hexdump -C | grep [^00]

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

How to physically eradicate, expunge, extirpate, obliterate digital data


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