PGP swap to disk?
Mon, 13 Sep 1999 23:48:24 +0200 (MET DST)
Art Hampton wrote:
> What attack is being countered by preventing a swap to disk?
Someone physically examining the harddisk, for Linux for example with some
ext2 tools that can undelete deleted files. If this is a risk you need
considering depends on your situation. If the NSA is after you you would, if
you don't want your little sister to read your fiules you probably won't.
ir. J.C.A. Wevers // Physics and science fiction site:
email@example.com // http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/index.html
Finger firstname.lastname@example.org for my PGP public key. PGP-KeyID: 0xD42F80B1