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Re:How do you "shred" files on a modern filesystem

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on March 07, 2006 07:08 AM
Dunno, encryption? Really, securely munching sensitive files would require that the munching tool knows something about the filesystem's format, which means you'll be wanting a filesystem-specific program. Maybe one day we'll see programs for doing so on particular filesystems included in the tools distributed with those filesystems (e.g. reiserfstools, jfstools etc)? It'd be the most logical way, I suppose, of developing and distributing such utilities.

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