Subject: Re: New Documentation: Encrypted CDs/DVDs
To: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Denis Lagno <email@example.com>
Date: 03/15/2005 23:13:31
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 01:57:25PM -0500, Greg A. Woods scribed:
> [ On Sunday, March 13, 2005 at 13:30:18 (+0100), Florian Stoehr wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: New Documentation: Encrypted CDs/DVDs
> > Configuring the cgd with a random-key (as Alan suggested) and dding
> > /dev/zero to this is the best solution *IF* you want to fill up the image
> > and you always want to write a full image, I agree.
> I'm certainly not a crypto expert, but won't there be some (enough)
> sectors that were sure to have been untouched otherwise and thus which
> an attacker can assume to have been filled with encrypted zeros and, if
> so, will this make it any easier to attack the CGD key?
> Configuring the cgd with a _random-key_