Deleting sensitive files from your computer is easier said than done. Even if you remember to regularly empty your recycling bin, remnants of the offending files will still be lurking on your hard drive. This infographic breaks down all the ways to ensure absolutely nothing can be recovered.
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When you really need to keep your files safe and secure, you need encryption. We've covered the basics before, and even rounded up your favourite encryption tools, but today we're putting two of the most popular options for Windows head to head to see which one is the best at keeping your sensitive data safe.
Privacy is important, and we should fight for it. I've said that many times. But when Windows 10 launched, I welcomed Cortana despite some concerns from privacy activists. It sounds hypocritical, but it's an easy disconnect to resolve, once you understand how privacy works as currency. Here's how I continue to advocate for a safer, privacy-focused Internet and still use these awesome free tools.