Thanks ALOT! You have been extremely enlightening with reguards to this issue. It's great to see an extremely adept developer who can ALSO easily explain things to laymen such as myself. I really appreciate your input.
Seems like journaling is the definite culprit here, because as you...
It seems like with the daily, regular use one can expect from people looking to securely eraser sensitive info using Eraser, that their data would be compromised in a way. Aside from a LiveCD wipe or daily free space wipes, regular in-Windows usage under normal circumstances seems insecure.
Re: Portable Eraser - Possibly Insecure?
Couple of things I want to add:
The test computer was not encrypted or running an encryption program.
The test computer was running in Normal startup, not in Safe Mode.
When Disk Investigator found strings, it gave you the ability to look at their...
This is pretty long and verbose and I apologize for that, but I thought you might be interested in a test
of Eraser I performed.
The latest PortableApps version of Heidi.ie's Eraser (v5.82) was subjected to a test in order to determine
it's effectiveness as a secure file eraser. The test was...