CNET News: Via Gives Away Disc-Scrubbing Software

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“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…”

Complete Story

Get the Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to Developer Insider for top news, trends, & analysis