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iPhone Eraser: Protectstar announces new update of iShredder iOS and iShredder Mobile Enterprise

December 11, 2018
Protectstar today announces the new update 3.3 of iShredder iOS, their iOS data eraser app. By simply connecting their iPhone or iPad device to any Mac or Windows computer and running iShredder iOS, anyone can securely erase their device, ensuring all personal data, including passwords, videos, photos, and more can never be recovered. The software is perfect for use before donating or selling a used iPhone or iPad. For enterprise users, the new iShredder Mobile Enterprise is the solution to meet the needs of recycling companies to secure erase iOS and Android devices.

iShredder uses data shredding techniques that go beyond international standards set by state and military organizations for secure data deletion. iShredder's data erasing algorithms have been analyzed by government authorities and independent security organizations to ensure the app does exactly as advertised, destroy all personal data on the device beyond any hope of recovery.

"When a user deletes personal files such as photos from their device, they may think they're gone for good. The truth is, they can be recovered using any one of a number of forensic utilities. Those files aren't really gone until that storage space is overwritten using secure deletion algorithms," says Chris Bohn, CEO of Protectstar. "However, in just some simple steps, iShredder iOS can securely wipe the memory space using patented security standards, making it impossible to recover any deleted data."

The integrated secure cleaning module with its innovative search algorithm was designed specifically to detect and effectively clean up useless temporary junk data, caches, log files and more. It not only brings back valuable storage space to the mobile device, it also ensures a performance tuning just like having a new device. Even the new secure cleaning module does not simply remove temporary data, it is able to safely wipe those files by using the ISM 6.2.92 deletion procedure certified by the Australian Ministry of Defense.

iShredder provides bullet-proof, auditable erasure reports to help users track erasures, limit corporate liability and protect corporate data.

iShredder iOS 3 is available in two versions, the Professional edition offers 11 different data shredding methods, completely wiping all free space and overwriting the storage area, to completely shred all of the stored data. iShredder iOS Military edition offers 18 erasing methods in total, while also offering an integrated file explorer.

iShredder iOS Professional uses certified deletion algorithms, including: DoD 5220.22-M ECE, Peter Gutmann, DoD 5220.22-M, HMG Infosec No.5, German BSI-2011-VS, US Army AR380-19 and more.

iShredder iOS Military uses those same algorithms, plus makes use of enhanced military deletion methods like NATO standard, US Navy NAVSO P-5239-26 (MFM & RLL), USAF AFSSI-5020, German BSI TL-03423 and CSEC ITSG-06.

iShredder iOS Professional includes:
* Compatibility with all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
* Compatible with all iOS versions
* Securely wipes all empty free space
* Completely erases all data on the device
* Secure deletion of temporary junk data
* Includes the latest 4-cycles Protectstar Advanced Secure Deletion Algorithm (2017)
* Includes 1 year of technical support and free upgrades
* Erasure Report
* 24/7 technical support via e-Mail

iShredder iOS Military includes the above features, plus:
* Offers the ability to wipe data from Apple TV units
* Additional military level erasure algorithms
* An integrated secure file explorer

For enterprise users, the iShredder Mobile Enterprise solution must be installed on Windows systems, and was made to fit the needs of every mobile hardware reseller, leasing company, lost-property office, large enterprise and recycling company. The software complies with the Responsible Recycling R2 (R2:2013) Standard for Electronics Recyclers and International Requirements for E-waste Trade and Recycling. It completely wipes multiple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch at a time. An erasing module to securely delete also Android devices will be available in Q1, 2019.

Once the secure erasing process is complete, it automatically installs a clean version of Apple iOS®, leaving the device in „like new“ condition. It generates a state-of- the-art erasure report (audit report) to certify the data has been securely erased.

Pricing and Availability:
iShredder iOS 3 Professional is just $29.90 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available through the Protectstar Online Shop. iShredder iOS 3 Military is just $49.90 USD.
The price concept of iShredder Mobile Enterprise works simple: The software is for free without any yearly fees. Users just purchase credits called 'erasure credits'. As more erasure credits companies purchase, as cheaper the price. Prices starts as just $.99/device.

About Protectstar Inc.:
Protectstar™ is an innovative cybersecurity company founded in 2004 by Chris Bohn. Over 7 million private users, leading companies from various industries, the military, government agencies and, last but not least, manufacturers in the IT security industry rely on Protectstar™ security solutions.

Further information about Protectstar™ at

Mariah A. Bears
PR Manager