Permanent Eraser allows you to securely delete files. When you normally delete your files in macOS / OS X, the operating system is only forgetting where those particular files are placed, while the data still physically remains on the drive. Beginning with OS X 10.3, Apple enhanced its security by introducing the Secure Empty Trash feature, which follows the U.S. DoD pattern of overwriting data seven times.
Permanent Eraser provides additional wiping methods such as the 3-pass DoE or 35-pass Gutmann algorithms. This utility overwrites your data multiple times, scrambles the original file name, and truncates the
- Added German localization for the OS X 10.5 Leopard contextual-menu plug-in
- Default erasing pattern set to 7-pass DoD method
- Tested and verified for macOS 10.12 Sierra
- OS X 10.5 or later