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Re: Security Flaw in Popular Disk Encryption Technologies



Martin Laabs wrote:
 > Preventing the physical access to the memory modules
 > could be done with a light sensor or a simple switch
 > at the computer case.

Easily to circumvent, too.

 > If you implement also a temperature-
 > sensor near the memory-modules you could prevent cooling
 > them down before removal. (You'd just overwrite the keys
 > if the temperature falls i.e. below 10°C)

Cool ...  Then I won't be able to boot my laptop when
I have to wait at the train station in winter ...

Best regards
   Oliver

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 > Can the denizens of this group enlighten me about what the
 > advantages of Python are, versus Perl ?
"python" is more likely to pass unharmed through your spelling
checker than "perl".
        -- An unknown poster and Fredrik Lundh
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