Commit 0c9b948f authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers

doc: Fix warning about secure deletion of the persistent storage.

parent f30bae64
......@@ -13,12 +13,16 @@ This can be useful in order to delete all the files saved to the persistent
storage in a single operation. You can later create a new persistent storage on
the same USB stick without having to reinstall Tails.
Creating a new persistent storage on top of an old one makes it hard for an
attacker to recover the files of the old persistent storage using [[data
recovery techniques|encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion#index1h1]]. But for
more security, you can do the following operations on the USB stick:
<div class="caution">
<strong>This technique may not prevent an attacker to recover the files of the
old persistent storage using [[data
recovery techniques|encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion#index1h1]].</strong>
For more security, you can do the following operations on the USB stick:
1. [[Erase Tails|resetting_a_usb_stick]]
2. [[Securely clean all the available disk space|encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion#index4h1]]
3. [[Reinstall Tails|usb_installer]]
4. [[Create a new persistent storage|persistence/configure]]
<ol>
<li>[[Erase Tails|resetting_a_usb_stick]]</li>
<li>[[Securely clean all the available disk space|encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion#index4h1]]</li>
<li>[[Reinstall Tails|usb_installer]]</li>
<li>[[Create a new persistent storage|persistence/configure]]</li>
</ol>
</div>
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