Secure destruction of data like personal details, banking information, confidential company information or critical customer data when they are no longer required is very important to information security for the simple reason that they can always be recovered in many ways from the hard disk. This is even more important when you sell or throw away your old PCs. Simply deleting the files from the PC doesn’t really remove the files for good. They can always be recovered.
FileShredder just protects you from that. File Shredder is an opensource free file secure destruction software for permanent removal of critical confidential files from the hard disk. With File Shredder you can remove files from your hard drive without fear they could be recovered. File Shredder has been developed as fast, safe and reliable tool to shred company files.
FileShredder has five different shredding algorithms each one step stronger than the other. The more secure the algorithm is choosen, the longer the time it takes to shred the files and folders.
The five shredding algorithms are
Simple One Pass
Simple Two Pass
Secure Erasing Algorithm with 7 passing
Guttman Algorithm 35 passes (strongest secure destruction)
Any of the above can be choosen from the “Shredder Settings”
File Shredder also has a feature with which you can shred the free unused disk space on the hard disk.
Installation is easy, download and run the EXE ands accept the defaults. Upon successful installation, you can launch File Shredder.
For more information and download, click here
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