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How to securely and effectively erase a disk with DD

At times we need to clean up our disks for whatever reason, like installation errors, privacy, security or to clean up an infected file you need a special deleting procedure. Tools like regular delete only remove the inode of the file, which does not touch the data/contents. It is possible to recover these deleted files… Continue reading How to securely and effectively erase a disk with DD

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Subatomic Noise in a Vacuum is truly random:

A random number generator (RNG) is a computational or physical device designed to generate a sequence of numbers or symbols that lack any pattern. There are many methods of generating randomness, existed from ancient time like dice, coin flipping shuffling or playing cards. Among many use of random number, in computer cryptography is probably the most important one in modern technology… Continue reading Subatomic Noise in a Vacuum is truly random: