Permanent Eraser Mac
version 2.3.2 | mac
Name: Permanent Eraser
Size: 1.07 MB
Size: 1.07 MB
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DescriptionPermanent Eraser... When you normally delete your files in Mac OS X, the operating system is only forgetting where those particular files are placed, while the data still physically remains on the drive. Beginning with Mac OS 10.3, Apple enhanced its security by introducing the Secure Empty Trash feature, which follows the U.S. DoD pattern of overwriting data seven times.
Permanent Eraser provides an even stronger level of security by implementing the Gutmann Method. This utility overwrites your data thirty-five times, scrambles the original file name, and truncates the file size to nothing before Permanent Eraser finally unlinks it from the system. Once your data has been erased, it can no longer be read through traditional means.
Permanent Eraser is free of charge, and the source code is also provided for educational purposes.
Implements the Gutmann Method via srm to remove files
Erases the files in your Trash
Erases CD-RWs and DVD-RWs
Erases files dropped on the application icon
Provides a warning dialog before files are erased (Press the Option key to bypass this warning).
Localized for English, German, French, Dutch, Swedish, and Traditional Chinese
Source code is available
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