clear your disk/ drive/ usb-stick [debian]

clear your disk/drive/usb-stick (overwrites the disk with random data then zeroes the disk)
sudo shred -n 1 -z -v /dev/sdx

or only overwrite with zeroes:
sudo shred -n 0 -z -v /dev/sdb

more help about shred:
man shred

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