On 7/6/14, 3:04 PM, William Ray Wing wrote:
Furthermore, I don’t know about Windows, but on many UNIX-like OSs,
the file system preserves the time the file was last accessed. If the
goal is truly to leave no traces of the fact that the a group of files
was backed up, this pretty well would be a red flag that they had
I don't think the OP was concerned about leaving hints on the pen drive
that it was backed up, but on the machine used to back it up.
This is why my suggestion is, if you are concerned about leaving traces,
lock up the drive with all the traces, just like you probably do all the
backups. Then you can know that there aren't any traces left behind that
you didn't think of.