Archive Manager PeaZip 5.2.1 Features Improved Secure Deleting

The latest version of PeaZip can be downloaded from Softpedia

PeaZip 5.2.1, an open source file and archive manager that can be used to extract, create, and convert multiple archives at once, has been announced.

PeaZip 5.2.1 is just a maintenance update, but users should upgrade to the new version even if they haven't experienced any problems.

According to the developers, the secure file delete and secure free space delete functions have been improved, and the Tracker link has been updated.

“All modes with n>=4 iterations now uses overwrite with all 0 and overwrite with al 1 (FF byte) for the two first iterations (followed by n-2 iteration overwriting with random data), faster and more secure due to most recommendations for secure deletion protocols, as USAF System Security Instruction 5020, Schneier's Algorithm, Communications Security Establishment Canada ITSG-06, British HMG Infosec Standard 5 Enhanced Standard,” reads the announcement.

A complete list of changes and updates can be found in the official announcement. Download PeaZip 5.2.1 right now from Softpedia.

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