east-tec Eraser Version 5.0 was released on October 10, 2003.
- Peer2Peer functionality added - used to remove sensitive information from the popular Peer2Peer applications and programs installed on your computer (e.g. Kazaa, Kazaa Lite, iMesh, Napster, Morpheus, Direct Connect, Limewire, Shareaza, and many more).
- New Sensitive Areas added - Adobe Acrobat 5, Avant Browser, ICQ 2003 PRO, mIRC 6, Smart Explorer, Netscape/Mozilla (updated).
- The ability to search and erase files with alternate data streams (on NTFS drives) - available in Privacy Guard and System Traces features.
- Design Interface Improvements.