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Re: kernel tty buffers and "cold-boot attacks" said:
> There was a good paper at Usenix Security a few years ago about a tool
> called "taint bochs"

Thanks -- interesting... I just don't have time for such
research atm.
With the tty buffer cleaning and a minor fix to openpam
I'm at a point where I don't find traces of plaintext passwords
by "dd if=/dev/mem of=dump; strings dump|grep ..." anymore.
This depends on page reuse patterns of course and pageidlezero,
but at least one can check individual programs and subsystems
now without being obstructed by a poor SNR.

best regards

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