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Razer g2s at riseup.net
Tue Jul 9 09:49:29 PDT 2019

"Irradiate is a program for messing up your files. It does so in a manner reminiscent of how high-energy charged particle damage to the data storage medium might manifest - flipped bits inserted in a random fashion."

From the readme.md:

"Can this program actually damage my computer, or hurt me, the way real ionizing radiation could?

This program does not produce ionizing radiation. It may seem like it goes without saying, but we will clarify it anyway. irradiate cannot directly cause harm to your body.

As for your computer, well… We do not recommend you run this as root, especially against targets like:

    Your kernel
    Your initramfs
    Your computer’s EFI firmware
    Important block devices, such as your system’s boot medium

Treat this program like you would rm or shred. The files it acts on should be considered lost, and any resemblance they bear to the originals considered as a happy accident.

All this being said: if you ever do run Irradiate on some important system of device file and something funny or cool happens… let us know, yeah?"

Git: https://tildegit.org/diodelass/irradiate

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