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Wed May 18 00:08:01 CEST 2011
Am Dienstag, 17. Mai 2011, 22:54:43 schrieb John Wyzer:
> It would be very helpful to include a very dumbed down call trace listing
> the programs that lead to the passphrase being required.
> Does that sound sensible?
We had a discussion some time ago after I had asked for something similar: I
wanted to be noticed when a cached passphrase is used.
That was denied with the argument that there was no security gain in it (but
rather an illusion of additional security) because desktop environments and
even OSes have so many security problems that it would be easy for a malicious
process to fake such a notice.
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