ryan at kde.org
Fri Sep 27 07:15:55 BST 2002
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On September 26, 2002 15:01, Pupeno wrote:
> On Thursday 26 September 2002 17:44, Marc Mutz wrote:
> > You can, however, (try to) prevent the passphrase from being written to
> > disk by swapping. Memory can effectively be wiped. Disks cannot. What
> > was written to disk can still be recovered after hundreds of
> > consecutive writes.
> By wipping it won't prevent from swapping and ending up on disk, I don't
> know aobut a core dump.
If the password is no longer in memory, it can't be swapped.
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