[dm-crypt] LUKS and backdoors
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mhogomchungu at gmail.com
Sun Oct 20 02:38:17 CEST 2013
There is a lot of commotion surrounding truecrypt's presence or lack of
backdoors and there are calls for its source code to be audited
How the header is created and maintained seem to be the most obvious place
to put a backdoor as discussed in the linked article.
can the same be done with LUKS? can a propriety,closed source application
be able to create a LUKS header in a way that will allow it to secretly put
the master key "between gaps" in a header in a way that will still make the
header fully functional and cryptsetup will be able to open it without any
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