secrets lying around on the HD
Per Tunedal Casual
pt at radvis.nu
Tue Apr 13 14:55:33 CEST 2004
At 13:43 2004-04-13, you wrote:
>On Tue, 13 Apr 2004 12:57:53 +0200, Per Tunedal Casual said:
>> I happened to notice that WinPT left some unencrypted temp-files on the HD.
>> Is this causes by WinPT-tray or GPG? I found a setting "don't use any
>> temp-files" in WinPT. Is there a similar option on GPG? What will actually
>> happen when you encrypt a file? A very large file?
>A design goal of GnuPG is not to use temporary files. You migtht
>encounter temporary files with GnuPG on some platforms, but those are
>only used for communication between gpg and the keyserver modules -
>that data is public anyway.
>Don't known about WinPT.
What about virtual memory (SWAP-files) in Windows?
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