[dm-crypt] LUKS and backdoors

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Sun Oct 20 03:27:23 CEST 2013


On Sun, Oct 20, 2013 at 02:49:59AM +0200, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:
> 
[...]
> Anyway... who should put they key in such a place? If you're already
> that far, that some evil application is running with enough rights on
> your system to do that,... you're screwed anyway, and nothing can help
> you with that.

Indeed. And this app needs root-permissions as it is writing
data to raw partitions. 

Arno
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