That's a load of crap. The Rixstep guy (as can be seen from his Radsoft association) is a blowhard who knows about 1/10 of what he tries to portray himself as knowing.DelBoy said:
Just notice how terse the little article is. I mean, what does this really mean?
It means the same guy who gives the Evidence Eliminator people a hard time for spreading FUD is doing something along the same lines. And don't forget that this guy sells a utility that performs secure deletion!They work by constructing a signal map of your entire hard drive, and then comparing this map, byte for byte, with what should be there. From the discrepancies they can backtrack several overwrites to find out what you had before you overwrote your files - several overwrites ago. Yes, it's that scary.
Just the fact that he recommends Gutmann should be enough to tell you how little he really knows.