This page is a work in progress cheatsheet for the various locations that tools store sensitive data in case, you know, you ever want to get rid of that stuff.
shred is viable for single-file removal, but if you’re talking about directories, it’s worth looking at
srm with the
-r switch, included with the secure-delete package.
# Zip up your downloads and agent logs zip -r ~/empire.zip /opt/empire-git/downloads # Remove downloads and agent logs srm -r /opt/empire-git/downloads/* # Crush Empire database srm /opt/empire-git/data/empire.db # Regenerate Empire database sudo /opt/empire-git/setup/reset.sh
# Zip up your logs zip -r ~/responder.zip /opt/responder-git/logs # Remove logs srm -r /opt/responder-git/logs/* # Zip up database zip ~/responderdb.zip /opt/responder-git/Responder.db # Remove database srm /opt/responder-git/Responder.db
# Zip up CME database zip ~/cmedb.zip ~/.cme/cme.db # Remove database srm ~/.cme/cme.db
# After deleting all scans (not sure if that's a prerequisite), reset Nessus. sudo service nessusd stop sudo /opt/nessus/sbin/nessuscli fix --reset sudo service nessusd start
# Purge backups srm ~/*.zip # Wipe Bash history history -c && history -w