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iShredder 5 Android: Securely Erase Data on Android devices

February 05, 2018
Protectstar Inc. today releases the new update 5.5 of iShredder Android, their secure data deletion app for Android devices. By simply running iShredder 5 app on any Android smartphone or tablet, anyone can securely erase files and wipe all freespace on their device, ensuring all personal data, including passwords, videos, photos, and more can never be recovered. The app is perfect for use before donating or selling a used Android device.

The iShredder 5 Android app is the most popular data eraser app which securely deletes data leaving them irrecoverable by using certified deletion algorithms. With military grade security, wipe and sanitize unwanted and even confidential files completely and protects falling into malicious hands. It 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 securely sanitize all personal data on the device beyond any hope of recovery.

"When a user deletes personal files such as photos and videos 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 utilities for Android. Those files aren't really gone until they have been securely erased secure deletion algorithms," says Chris Bohn, CEO of Protectstar.

On Google's Play Store, the popular bestseller iShredder Android is able to secure Erase of photos, contacts, text messages (SMS/MMS), call logs, WhatsApp, personal files and folder, as well as a secure deletion of mounted devices such as external usb sticks, SD card, and more. Detailed audit deletion reports provide users an evidence of deletion and cleaned data.

iShredder 5 Android is available in four editions, the free Standard edition offers 6 deletion algorithms, the Professional Edition offers 12, the Enterprise Edition 18, and the Military edition offers 23 wiping methods in total.

iShredder Android features overview:
* Compatibility with all Android smartphones and tablets
* Securely overwrite the freespace (empty, unused disk space)
* Securely erase external SD card
* Secure deletion of temporary junk data
* Secure Deletion of mounted devices
* An integrated secure file explorer
* Securely clean temporary data and wipe the cache of your device
* Modern Deletion Methods for SSD- and Flash memory
* Securely Erase files and folders
* Enhanced military deletion methods (only Military edition)
* Includes the new 4-cycles Protectstar Advanced Secure Deletion Algorithm (2017)
* Secure Audit Deletion Report
* 24/7 technical support via e-Mail

Depending on the edition, iShredder comes with deletion algorithms such as DoD 5220.22-M E, BSI-VS-2011, US Army AR380-19, DoD 5220.22-M ECE, BSI/VS-ITR TL-03423,, CSEC ITSG-06, NATO Standard, Gutmann, HMG InfoSec No.5, DoD 5220.22 SSD, Navy NAVSO P-5239-26 (MFM & RLL), USAF AFSSI-5020, German BSI TL-03423 and CSEC ITSG-06 and others.

"Your Android device contains all the information about your personal life," continues Chris Bohn. „Data containing notes, call logs, passwords, address book, photos, videos, calendars and so much more. By using iShredder app for Android, anyone can ensure their personal information remains completely inaccessible. The few moments it takes to securely erase all of the personal information left on your device can pay off in piece of mind, simply by knowing your data is not available to prying eyes."

All iShredder Android editions are available on the official Google Play Store. The Standard edition is free of charge, the Professional edition starts as just $3.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies).

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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.

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Mariah A. Bears
PR Manager