Understanding File Shredding and the Wipe Disk Process
RecoverySoft / June 17, 2018

File shredding, which is also referred to as file wiping or as wipe disk, is a process that involves securely deleting a computer file. Through file shredding, the information that was saved on the file cannot be retrieved by any means. There are a couple methods you can use to shred a file. One of these methods is to use special file shredder software, while the other method is to write a “secure delete” demand. If you simply write a “delete” command, the saved information can be retrieved with the right software and computer skills. This is because it is considered a waste of resources to completely delete a file. Therefore, when a file is deleted within an operating system, the space previously occupied by the saved information will simply be marked as a available and the file is removed from the directory. The actual contents, however, remain on the disk. This also makes it possible for files that have been deleted to be restored and recovered. This can easily be accomplished with the “undelete” command. In order to conduct file shredding, the file must actually be overwritten several times. As such, a file that has undergone defragmentation cannot be…

Anti Virus Software for Your Computer – Tips to Help You Choose
RecoverySoft / June 13, 2018

In today’s world computers have become one of the main assets in all fields to make tasks simpler, efficient and organized. Computers store data and run applications. Viruses and spyware were created to steal personal data like Bank account numbers, passwords, security keys, personal information etc. Viruses spread through the internet, emails, pen drives, DVDs, external hard disk etc. Anti Virus software detect viruses and spyware and block them and move them to quarantine so that they don’t harm your computer and steal your data, thus keeping your personal information safe. Nowadays online banking has become a trend, imagine how unsafe one can be without antivirus software. Antivirus software can safeguard your information. Antivirus software used to be a luxury once upon a time but nowadays they have become a necessity. Since there are many types of software available in the market it becomes difficult to select the best antivirus. The following are simple guidelines that would help and assist you in purchasing an antivirus software: 1. The antivirus software should be compatible with your computer system. Compatible in the sense your computer should be able to run the software with ease and hence not overloading the system. No matter…