[dm-crypt] FYI: how to (really) cleanly shutdown the system when root is on multiple stacked block devices

Christoph Anton Mitterer christoph.anton.mitterer at physik.uni-muenchen.de
Fri Jul 2 21:29:02 CEST 2010


On Fri, 2010-07-02 at 20:48 +0200, markus reichelt wrote:
> I phrased the question badly. My point is: Leaving /etc in plain but
> encrypting /home (at least) leaves you wide wide open these days to
> identity theft; wpa_supplicant and related foo, openvpn, ssh host
> keys, ... just to name a few. That's what I was after.
Well,... leaving anything unencrypted,... makes you more vulnerable
against attacks when people have physical access to your system.
(And yes of course, their are always weaker elements in the chain,..
keyloggers, etc).


Chris.



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