KPasswordEdit patch (was Re: new widgets...)

Marc Mutz Marc.Mutz at
Sun Sep 29 16:00:12 BST 2002

On Sunday 29 September 2002 01:54, Guillaume Laurent wrote:
> I'm not sure I understand this need for wiping the password. Suppose
> you don't wipe it and it gets somehow written on disk, either through
> a core dump, or on the swap. Then what ?

Please try the following: Get an ebay account and get yourself some used 
HDs. Then scan their contents with a forensic toolkit. ;-)

If you found something, dd if=/dev/urandom of=hd it, then take it to the 
nearest data recovery company and tell them, a hacker wiped your disk, 
but there were important files. You're bound to get them back ;-)


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