Eraser File Shredder Deletes Sensitive Data

People routinely think about viruses, trojans, and spyware, but seldom do they think about properly erasing data from their hard drives. There are plenty of places Microsoft Windows stores data that aren’t obvious. The data in these places may contain sensitive information, such as passwords or account data. The best defense is a secure data removal program. One of the best file shredders for Windows is free and open-source. It’s appropriately called Eraser. File Deletion is Not Data Erasure I first wrote about Eraser in 2005. Hard drives were smaller, and notebooks weren’t as popular. Few people thought about selling …

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