[unisog] Wiping hard drives before computer transfer

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Jan 24 21:32:46 GMT 2003


On Fri, 24 Jan 2003 13:26:35 EST, Mitch Collinsworth said:
> Torchering the data and passwords out of those who have it would be
> much easier.  :-)

Marcus Ranum calls that "Rubber Hose Cryptography" ;)

Note that this *is* a valid concern for some threat models (mostly
on the govt/mil/spook side of the fence)....

/Valdis
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