[tbb-bugs] #17367 [Tor Browser]: Swap files can contain evidence of browsing history

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Sat Oct 17 07:37:58 UTC 2015

#17367: Swap files can contain evidence of browsing history
 Reporter:  arthuredelstein  |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect           |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium           |      Milestone:
Component:  Tor Browser      |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal           |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-disk-leak    |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:  #17208           |         Points:
  Sponsor:                   |

Comment (by cypherpunks):

 Replying to [comment:1 yawning]:
 Linux, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD all support encrypted swap. OpenBSD was the
 first to support it since ~2000, on by default (vm.swapencrypt.enable=1)
 since OpenBSD 3.8.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/17367#comment:2>
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