Securely empty trash on your Mac by default

Make OS X securely empty your trash every time

Here's how you can make OS X securely empty your trash every time.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following command then hit Enter.

defaults write EmptyTrashSecurely -bool true

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