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    Does Eraser clean MFT?

    Only after many searches I stumbled over this thread. There are many file shredders around. However, 'taking care' of MFT records (erasing, wiping, or whatever) when doing a secure delete of files or folders is hardly being mentioned. Yes, one can wipe the free space of an entire HDD, which...
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    Newbie question: does Eraser change filenames when erasing

    Some tools, when wiping files, are first changing the filenames into a random string of some 250 characters, before erasing. So, a file that is named as follows: These are my passwords.doc are first changed into ZZABACEDHQIYGRZXTREXBLABLABLA.XYA then the file is securely wiped. Is that the...
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