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Re: ps(1) exposes enviroment
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: ps(1) exposes enviroment
- From: "Dr. Evil" <drevil_(_at_)_sidereal_(_dot_)_kz>
- Date: 11 Sep 2001 18:36:56 -0000
> What's the point of having passwords at all in that case?
There is a lot of reason for it. You might want it so that a password
is used to access some service, but if the machine is stolen, power is
lost and the password is lost from RAM. Yeah, it's a little bit of an
obscure case, but it is real.