"In an effort to promote a new processor feature, Via
Technologies has released open-source software for thoroughly
erasing deleted files.
"The Taiwanese company's Intel-compatible chips, such as the C3,
Eden and Antaur, include a random number generator that is useful
for tasks such as accelerating some encryption operations. The
company this week released an open-source program called Tru-Delete
that overwrites files with random numbers..."