How to shred a file on Linux leaving no remnants

Sometimes we have files on our hard disks that we would like to remove for good. If you have set up full disk encryption when you installed Linux on your computer, you will have an encrypted hard disk which is pretty much useless to anyone without the password that only you know. However, sometimes, to … Continue reading How to shred a file on Linux leaving no remnants

Secure disposal of paper records

More often than not, in India, several organizations, private and public, including individuals dispose paper records without shredding them. The scrap collector is called in to pick the whole lot as they are, without even shredding them. The scrap collector then sorts these into paper that can be used elsewhere, like that by street vendors … Continue reading Secure disposal of paper records