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Re: cryptsetup problem

On Tue, 03 Jun 2014 06:22:46 +1000
Andrew McGlashan <andrew.mcglashan@affinityvision.com.au> wrote:

> Okay, but my understanding is that once you have a LUKS crypt
> volume (with the right setup), it doesn't matter what data you
> write across the whole volume, it will all be fully encrypted
> using your own specific key.  There are weaker encryption choices
> that could be a problem with repetitive data, but if done
> properly, repetitive data poses no threat against the real data.

Writing random data before using it is a security
because when you delete all files it'll be much 
harder to recover real encrypted data from garbage.

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