Resources for “Encrypt Your Root Filesystem”

Resources for the print article.

“Encrypt Your Root Filesystem” was published in the January 2005 issue of Linux Journal.

Petullo, M. (2003, August), “Implementing Encrypted Home Directories”, Linux Journal, pp. 62–68.

LWN (2002), “Initramfs Arrives”:

Ruusu, J. (2004), Project Info—loop-AES:

Masanari, T. (2002), Installation Procedure for NetBSD/macppc: (4 Sept. 2004).

Archive of bugtraq mailing list message: Date: 06/25/2004; Subject: Mac OS X stores login/Keychain/FileVault passwords on disk; Author: Matt Johnston.

Department of Defense (1995), “National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual”:

Schneier, B., Secrets and Lies. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000


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