C de-Avillez hggdh2 at
Sun Dec 3 16:19:52 UTC 2017

On Sun, 03 Dec 2017 08:21:41 +0100
Xen <list at> wrote:

> Shred by default overwrites something like 20-30 times.

Nowadays (and for some years now) shred defaults to 3 passes. From the
info page:

     By default, ‘shred’ uses 3 passes of overwrite. [...]


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