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Tools to delete files securely in GNU/Linux

Posted 01-05-2009 at 12:13 PM by sridhar11

Deleting a file or reformatting a disk does not destroy your sensitive data. The data can easily be undeleted. Thatís a good thing if you accidentally throw something away, but what if your trying to destroy financial data, bank account passwords, or classified company information. In this article you will learn number of tools(Shred,Wipe,srm,smem,sfill,sswap,DBAN) to
delete files securely in GNU/ Linux

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