Threat to dm-crypt

Date: 2013-07-03 06:31 pm (UTC)
From: (Anonymous)
What if you had encrypted volumes or swap open when your computer did this? Your keys get written out to disk in plaintext I would imagine. Along with other stuff from mlock()d RAM like unlocked keyrings for GNOME or GPG, your browser's memory cache and session cookies, open documents, ...
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