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SubjectRe: secure erasure of files?
> IMHO overwriting with /dev/zero or /dev/random is sufficient.
> Recovering data after that falls into urban legend category :-)

I know of personal experience that the company ibas (http://www.ibas.com)
have, in lab, recovered data overwritten >30 times. To recover data
overwritten from /dev/zero is done in minutes.

roy

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They stop working when you open Windows.


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