Destroying Sensitive Data

  • Chris Binnie


You may be familiar with popular Windows products like CCleaner; they clean up temporary files to help with privacy and as a result free up disk space. They also help declutter your registry from previously installed software. These actions are supposed to help improve the startup time of your computer after a reboot and improve performance overall. They also have specific profiles for certain applications, such as browsers, which allow them to target known spyware among other nefariously installed packages.


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© Chris Binnie 2016

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  • Chris Binnie
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  1. 1.EdinburghUK

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