[dm-crypt] nuke password to delete luks header

R3s1stanc3 r3s1stanc3 at riseup.net
Mon Jan 6 22:44:13 CET 2014


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On 06.01.2014, Heinz Diehl wrote:
> On 06.01.2014, R3s1stanc3 wrote:
>
>> If you got the possibility to access your computer for a few seconds,
>> before an attacker does, you simply could enter your nuke password and
>> delete the luks header.
>
> You maybe could just switch off the power?! Depends on the situation..
>
>
I'm thinking of the most extreme case, where the attacker has the
resources to bruteforce your password.
Also the case is, that your computer is turned off. If you start it and
enter your nuke password, then the header will be deleted.
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