is the only ActiveX component on the market that handles Secure Deletion
of files beyond recovery. It supports the following Wiping algorithms:
Peter Gutmann algorithm
The file is overwritten
35 times by defined rules. This is many times more secure
than the NSA file shredding standards. It takes into consideration the type
of magnetic encoding the drive uses and uses specific algorithms to remove
any trace of magnetic reminiscence from which files may be reconstituted.
algorithm described in "National Industrial Security Program Operating
Manual" (US DoD 5220.22-M)
Data will be overwritten
7 times by predefined rules, TachyonWipe also supports a faster method which
still abides by these rules but where data is overwritten only 3 times.
Random data overwrite algorithm
wiping of files beyond normal software recovery! This means that you will
not be able to undelete files using software programs, but a government institution
may be able to recover the files, given enough time with specialized
You can download
a fully-functional free trial version
now with which you can start creating your own brand of a File Shredder! A sample
application is included in the package.
Please note: This is
an ActiveX component for Developers/Programmers only! It is not a consumer product.
This program is no longer available for download from our website. Please contact the author of TachyonWipe at for any additional information.