Tag Info

New answers tagged

1

Enable the "check memory on boot" option in your BIOS, which will go through and write then read to all of the memory in order to check that it's working, clearing it at the same time. If you're also concerned about the cold boot issue, stand by your computer for the five minutes or so it takes for a cold boot attack to no longer be of any use, and stab ...


1

You could put the password in a file and re-use that with the --key-file parameter. Using a random keyfile instead of a plaintext passphrase in that setup may be preferable. echo -n password > pwfile for luks in md1 md2 md3 do cryptsetup luksOpen --key-file=pwfile /dev/"$luks" luks"$luks" done Personally I used a slightly different approach with ...


2

LUKS has a distinct header, you could find possible offsets with grep: # grep -a -b --only-matching 'LUKS' /dev/sda5 1832480940:LUKS 1959072314:LUKS 2019974297:LUKS For each possible offset you find, you could create a loop device and see if it's a valid LUKS device or not: # losetup --find --show --offset 1832480940 --read-only /dev/sda5 /dev/loop3 # ...



Top 50 recent answers are included