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Date:      Thu, 17 Jan 2008 10:38:37 +0200
From:      Marc Silver <marcs@draenor.org>
To:        Peter Boosten <peter@boosten.org>
Cc:        "Jason C. Wells" <jcw@highperformance.net>, freebsd general questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Gutman Method on Empty Space
Message-ID:  <20080117083837.GC12470@draenor.org>
In-Reply-To: <478F1049.3000706@boosten.org>
References:  <478F0D5A.9090107@highperformance.net> <20080117081414.GB12470@draenor.org> <478F1049.3000706@boosten.org>

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Hi there,

On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 09:22:33AM +0100, Peter Boosten wrote:
> Or always 'rm -P' :-)

Nice... never knew about this.  

That said, this won't satisfy the Gutmann requirement as far as I
understand it and overwriting a file three times is not considered a
true secure wipe of data.  This data would still be theoretically
recoverable.

Cheers,
Marc



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