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Shreding History

On 7/5/07, Samuel Baldwin <shardz4217-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> Thanks a bundle. I just learned that I can run 'shred' on just a file
> under linux-- would that take care of it?

Ensure that the inode and direntry are both destroyed, in addition to
any journal entries if applicable.  Also, some file systems, like
ext3, provide a means to undelete/secure delete files and things of
that nature.  man chattr.  See the 's' and 'u' options...
Kristian Hermansen

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