It will allow you to securely erase files from your hard drive.
More information is available in Peter Gutmann's article entitled "Secure Deletion of Data from Magnetic and Solid-State Memory" which is available online at www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/secure_del.html
There is another informative article here: www1.umn.edu/oit/security/standards/OIT__12704_REGION1.html together with a useful list of alternative software for securely destroying data if you happen to be using a Windows, Mac or Linux machine.
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