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Mac OS X stores login/Keychain/FileVault passwords on disk Jun 25 2004 09:48AM
Matt Johnston (matt ucc asn au) (1 replies)
Re: Mac OS X stores login/Keychain/FileVault passwords on disk Jul 12 2004 09:05AM
Adi Kriegisch (adi cg tuwien ac at) (2 replies)
Re: Mac OS X stores login/Keychain/FileVault passwords on disk Jul 16 2004 11:55AM
Ray Slakinski (ray slakinski gmail com)
This all depends on the amount of ram you have and what is nornally
done on your mac. Still a major issue you have, but if you put in
>640 you probably have nothing to worry about. A sad work around I
know, but while we wait for the ever slow to fix things - namely Apple
- its the best you can do.

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On Mon, 12 Jul 2004 11:05:45 +0200, Adi Kriegisch <adi (at) cg.tuwien.ac (dot) at [email concealed]> wrote:
> The swapfiles are deleted on startup -- this means even a clean shutdown by
> user leaves the passwords on disk.
> So if you loose your powerbook someone might boot it in "target disk mode" and
> will be able to get your password!
>
> Adi

[ reply ]
Re: Mac OS X stores login/Keychain/FileVault passwords on disk Jul 15 2004 08:01PM
Theo Van Dinter (felicity kluge net) (1 replies)
Re: Mac OS X stores login/Keychain/FileVault passwords on disk Jul 23 2004 08:08AM
Adi Kriegisch (adi cg tuwien ac at)


 

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