Safe decryption with GnuPG?
program.spe at home.pl
Fri Feb 15 14:31:01 CET 2008
Dnia 14-02-2008, Cz o godzinie 22:02 +0100, Anders Breindahl pisze:
> > Admittedly the protection will never be perfect but I would like it to
> > be as good as can be.
> Right. But to that purpose, hiding from non-rootkit (?) cracks still
> seem like a bad way of using your time. Leave the
> assumption-that-the-administrator-doesn't-know-his-stuff work to
> Microsoft, and let's assume that the user isn't compromised (or stupid).
the idea of purging sensitive data from memory as soon as possible
comes from our favourite bug provider indeed.
> > > > Can you direct me to some implementation meeting these
> > > > requirements?
> > >
> > > I wrote a such script once, that satisfies much of (the serious
> > > amongst) your requirements. Email me personally, if you're
> > > interested.
> > If you are so kind, or just the idea if you do not want it to be
> > adapted and published.
> It's not at all what you seem to want. But I've refactored a bit and
> made it more serious. It's available at:
I never intended to make impression I want security by obscurity.
I am sorry you have perceived my question this way;
it seems I should have formulated it better.
although make_hard_to_read really should drop the ASCII encoding,
as far as I am concerned.
I like Steve's idea of using banner for that purpose
where no better tool is available.
Alternatively, we could convert it on the fly to image/png
and send it to Firefox as a data URL (that is, without saving).
Note: no "backupping" (backing up, if you please :-)
Thx a 107, Chris.
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