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Old 10-31-2009, 04:11 AM   #1
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Encrypted swap


Hello

I don't know if Icognito does enrypt swap. Probably it does not even swap to disk...

Nevertheless I would like to be able to determine if the swapped data (witten to disk)
is encrypted or not. Simply carving the swap file or swap partition
of a Linux system dosen't give an answer (unlike the pagefile under Windows)..


Question:
What is the best approach to recognize if swap is encrypted or not?


Thank's a lot for any feedback!

John
 
Old 10-31-2009, 08:54 PM   #2
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What is the best approach to recognize if swap is encrypted or not?
Have a look at /etc/fstab to see if it uses a regular partition or an encrypted device?
 
Old 11-01-2009, 10:52 AM   #3
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I don't know if Icognito does enrypt swap. Probably it does not even swap to disk...
Incognito doesn't use disk swapping at all -- it runs only in memory.
 
  


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