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The original message was received at Mon, 4 Sep 1995 17:35:13 -0400
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On Mon, 4 Sep 1995, Anonymous wrote:

> Date: Mon, 4 Sep 1995 19:25:07 +0200
> From: Anonymous <[email protected]>
> To: [email protected], [email protected]
> Newgroups: alt.security.pgp, alt.politics.org.fbi
> Subject: Re: Emergency File Wipe Algorithim
> 
> When a running computer is seized in some sort of law enforcement
> raid, what are the chances someone would think to backup the
> contents of a RAMDISK drive prior to powering it down?
> 
> 

Why would you even ask this question?  If the odds are > 0 (which they 
are) they are too high as the solution is simple.

A screensaver which shuts down the system entirely if anything but "}" is 
pressed.

If any key but the secret one is pressed by an excited agent, the ramdisk 
is gone.  If the computer is simply powered down, the ramdisk is gone.

I suggest, rather than a ramdisk however, an encrypted partition al la 
CryptDisk or Secure(Drive? Device?).


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