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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2002 Permadelete: remove files securely on Windows PCs
Permadelete is a new open source program for Microsoft Windows devices that you may use to remove files securely from the PC.

The delete operation on Windows does not really do what the majority of users expects it to do. Instead of removing the contents of a file and its reference from the system, delete simply removes the reference but leaves the contents on the disk.

The parts of the disk are set to write again, so that data may overwrite the deleted file eventually. Until that is the case though, file recovery tools may recover the deleted files completely or partially.
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#2011 IoT botnet bogs down college campus network
#2010 A glimpse into how much Google knows about Russian government hackers
#2009 Researchers discover self-healing malware that targets Magento stores
#2008 Android phone hacks could unlock millions of cars
#2007 Penetration testing tools cheat sheet
#2006 A corporate inbox receives 4.3 times more malware than a regular inbox
#2005 German parents told to destroy Cayla dolls over hacking fears
#2004 USB Killer now lets you fry most Lightning and USB-C devices for $55
#2003 Google discloses another unpatched Windows vulnerability
#2002 Permadelete: remove files securely on Windows PCs
#2001 Mongoaudit helps you secure MongoDB databases
#2000 CyberX discovers large-scale cyber-reconnaissance operation targeting Ukrainian organizations
#1999 PHP becomes first programming language to add modern cryptography library in its core
#1998 Trends in Android ransomware (PDF)
#1997 EU privacy watchdogs say Windows 10 settings still raise concerns
#1996 Lazarus’ false flag malware
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