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Old 04-14-2007, 11:49 AM   #1
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securely wiping a pen drive


hi, is there a program in linux that can overwrite a usb pen drive multiple times, to make the data unrecoverable?
 
Old 04-14-2007, 12:09 PM   #2
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A few links for you

http://www.thefreecountry.com/securi...redelete.shtml

http://www.math.utk.edu/Computing/HO...ux-backup.html

http://www.thc.org/releases.php?o=1&s=4
 
Old 04-14-2007, 01:16 PM   #3
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some more: wipe, secure_delete, kpkg -X ... (if you have kde installed).
If you want to delete the complete stick, then a simple dd should do the job fine

dd if=/dev/urandom of=/your/stick

repeat that a few times.
 
Old 04-14-2007, 03:19 PM   #4
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DBAN --but I'm not sure is has a USB driver. Good to have around anyway
 
Old 04-14-2007, 05:15 PM   #5
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thanks, ill try them out
 
  


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