[dm-crypt] (OT) Secure data wipe

Karol Babioch karol at babioch.de
Sun Dec 9 15:55:55 CET 2012


Hi,

Am 09.12.2012 12:20, schrieb jugree at lavabit.com:
> I've heard that you
> should create another file with the same name, write some data to it,
> and delete it.

I wouldn't trust on that. Which blocks get assigned to a file is up to
the filesystem implementation. I don't think you can rely on the fact
that a file with a specific filename will be assigned the same block
each time you (re-)create it.

Best regards,
Karol Babioch

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