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Re: ext3 is insecure if file shredding/wiping?



On Sun, Oct 13, 2002 at 01:40:28PM -0400, Mark Carroll wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Oct 2002, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> (snip)
> > Just move all your data to encripted partitions and get done with it.
> 
> I figured if I waited, it would be easy to just mkfs a strange fs, alter
> fstab, and then some of my partitions (incl. my swap) could be encrypted
> well. Did I wait long enough yet? I poked around with cfs a little while
> ago but I took its reliance on NFS as a sign that I should wait another
> couple of years; it didn't seem to be very plug and play in the same way
> that, say, ssh has become with Debian.

I think encrypted loopback is the easiest way to do this; the patch is
available in cryptoloop-source and cryptoapi-core-source.

-rob

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