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July 24, 2011, 01:45:13 PM
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Do you see any attacks that I haven't thought of?
Would it be in the swap space somewhere unencrypted?
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August 06, 2011, 11:53:03 AM
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Do you see any attacks that I haven't thought of?
Would it be in the swap space somewhere unencrypted?

Yes, that's true. That should be mentioned. I don't use swap for that reason myself.

But some footnotes:

- If Bitcoin is implemented properly, it wouldn't store keys in swappable memory.
- Swap should be encrypted anyway - but that makes hibernation more difficult.

Misspelling protects against dictionary attacks NOT
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August 06, 2011, 12:29:49 PM
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