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Ryan Mack proclaimed:
> is running. If the system is physically compromised, there is little way
> I can think of to take root without having to at least reboot the
> computer, thus destroying the unencrypted contents of RAM.

This is a myth. RAM survives rebooting, even after a quick power cycle
most cells will probably still be ok. And with todays memory sizes, it
would take a noticable amount of time to initialize all of it to a given
value, so most systems don't do it (just testing some bytes of every
megabyte instead).

Holger
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