Erase memory on shutdown

Erich Dollansky freebsd.ed.lists at
Mon Aug 6 00:01:44 UTC 2018


On Sun, 5 Aug 2018 10:55:22 -0500 (CDT)
"Valeri Galtsev" <galtsev at> wrote:

> On Sun, August 5, 2018 10:26 am, thor wrote:
> >
> >  
> The trouble is that erasing RAM on clean shutdown does not prevent the
> attacker in the attack as above from still successfully perform the

so, ECC is also here the only possible answer, at least for parts of it.

Still, erasing memory when shutting down helps in some cases. I do this
on my machines for small parts when a shutdown is detected. It makes at
least the most obvious attacks from that side difficult.


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