Brief conversation about disk encryption


There’s a short thread running on the DragonFly users@ list about disk encryption; there’s some descriptions of encryption work there for the curious.

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  1. Zoey4Ever says:

    Isn’t disk encryption rather pointless when the most crucial part of an OS, the kernel + modules are unencrypted somewhere on the disk?

    Unless you have verified exec or signed kmods or smth like that…

  2. Anonymous says:

    This depends on your thread model. If you just want to protect a powered down lost/stolen computer than it works. If $spyAgency sends a evil maid to change your bootloader into keylogger than you’re screwed.

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