[dm-crypt] nuke password to delete luks header

Brian brayniac at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 22:02:29 CET 2014


I'd suppose the guarantees of [nuke] become weaker on SSD which is a common storage media at this point; especially for the mobile use-cases. 

Very interesting thread. 


> On Jan 16, 2014, at 12:28, ".. ink .." <mhogomchungu at gmail.com> wrote:
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> if this feature is implemented as proposed.Can somebody tell a LUKS volume has a "kill switch" simply by looking at the LUKS header?
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> do destroyed key slots leaves traces of their destruction? ie,can a person know a slot was once used simply by looking at the LUKS header?
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> if this feature is implemented as proposed, can somebody "sneak in" a "kill switch" by modifying a used/unused slot manually?
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