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High-security, RAMdisk Linux rev'd

Mar 13, 2009, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Henry Kingman)

"Tin Hat appears to be a university project out D'Youville College in Buffalo, New York. At least, the release announcement came from the chair of the IT department there, Dr. Anthony G. Basile, who also leads the project. The project website is hosted among the College's open source projects.

"According to the Tin Hat project page, Tin Hat "aims towards the ideal of guaranteeing zero information loss should the attacker physically acquire the box -- either the adversary is faced with no file system to even begin cracking, or if any non-ephemeral memory is found, the adversary should not be able to tell if he is looking at encrypted data or random noise."

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