Bug: sensitive data written to insecure memory

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Wed Apr 4 14:55:04 CEST 2001

On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:

> Encrypted swap doesn't mean swapping to an encrypted block device.
> It's better to implement this at a higher level.  So you can use
> per-process secret keys and discard the keys if the process ceases to

The Hurd is going to implement it in it's Paging server which the
right place to do it.



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