O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history
August 7, 2019 – 07:02 | Comments Off on O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history
O&O BrowserPrivacy will securely wipe your browsing history

Browse the internet and you’ll build an offline database of all the sites you’ve visited, the type of products that interest you and your hobbies and interests. Ads targetting these interests will track you across …

Securely wipe your entire drive or individual files and folders using O&O SafeErase 14
March 12, 2019 – 11:41 | Comments Off on Securely wipe your entire drive or individual files and folders using O&O SafeErase 14
Securely wipe your entire drive or individual files and folders using O&O SafeErase 14

We had a shock the other day when cleaning out the office. If you’re anything like us, you tend to hold on to old drives simply because it’s hard to dispose of the data securely. …

Protect your privacy with SafeErase Professional 11
November 15, 2016 – 11:55 | Comments Off on Protect your privacy with SafeErase Professional 11
Protect your privacy with SafeErase Professional 11

O&O Software has released the latest version of its commercial secure-deleting privacy protector, SafeErase Professional 11 (64-bit).
The interface has been revamped for ease of use, while the core engine is even faster at wiping every …

Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB
March 24, 2016 – 05:02 | Comments Off on Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB
Reclaim lost disk space on a USB key with imageUSB

There are many tools to help you customise a USB key. You could make it bootable, run one or more LiveCDs, lock it to prevent unauthorised access, create encrypted storage areas, and more.
This will often …

Quick Review: OW Shredder
April 2, 2015 – 07:15 | Comments Off on Quick Review: OW Shredder
Quick Review: OW Shredder

OW Shredder is a free Windows tool which securely wipes files, folders, free space or entire drives, ensuring any confidential data can’t be recovered.
The program is a compact 600KB download. There’s no installation involved, no …

Backup, clone or reformat USB keys with ImageUSB
March 31, 2015 – 08:23 | Comments Off on Backup, clone or reformat USB keys with ImageUSB
Backup, clone or reformat USB keys with ImageUSB

ImageUSB is a free Windows application for creating and writing images of USB drives. It sounds much like many other free tools, but wait – this one is much better than you might expect.
The program …

O&O SafeErase 8 brings smart Explorer integration
October 1, 2014 – 07:38 | Comments Off on O&O SafeErase 8 brings smart Explorer integration
O&O SafeErase 8 brings smart Explorer integration

Berlin developer O&O Software has unveiled O&O SafeErase Professional 8 ($29.95), a new edition of its commercial secure deletion tool.
Version 8 delivers enhanced Explorer integration. If you spot files or folders you need to delete …

Hardwipe 4.0.1 released, drops 32-bit support, improves Recycler cleaning tool
April 15, 2014 – 11:04 | Comments Off on Hardwipe 4.0.1 released, drops 32-bit support, improves Recycler cleaning tool
Hardwipe 4.0.1 released, drops 32-bit support, improves Recycler cleaning tool

Big Angry Dog Ltd has released HardWipe 4.0.1 and HardWipe Portable 4.0.1, a major new version of its ad-supported data wiping tool for Windows. Version 4.0.1 is notable for becoming a 64-bit only build, dropping …

O&O SafeErase 7.0 promises to securely shred data more quickly than before
December 17, 2013 – 12:03 | Comments Off on O&O SafeErase 7.0 promises to securely shred data more quickly than before
O&O SafeErase 7.0 promises to securely shred data more quickly than before

Berlin developer O&O Software GmbH has released O&O SafeErase Professional 7.0, a major update to its secure delete tool for Windows PCs. Version 7.0, also available in 64-bit form adds Windows 8.1 compatibility and promises …

Securely wipe all your PC’s hard drives with Darik’s Boot and Nuke
December 7, 2013 – 14:25 | Comments Off on Securely wipe all your PC’s hard drives with Darik’s Boot and Nuke
Securely wipe all your PC’s hard drives with Darik’s Boot and Nuke

When you sell or scrap a PC it’s important to consider your data security. The hard drive will almost certainly have contained confidential information at some point – user names, passwords, financial details – and …

Securely delete confidential files with BitKiller
November 20, 2013 – 07:25 | Comments Off on Securely delete confidential files with BitKiller
Securely delete confidential files with BitKiller

If you ever work with personal or confidential documents then you’ve probably considered using a shredder, a tool which overwrites your files so they can’t be recovered by others. And there are plenty around: Googling …