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No it doesn't

No it doesn't

Posted Jan 14, 2013 10:14 UTC (Mon) by etienne (guest, #25256)
In reply to: No it doesn't by butlerm
Parent article: Attacking full-disk encryption with Inception

But a hacked SCSI adapter can ignore the address of the transfer given by Linux and instead do a DMA anywhere.
Same for a hacked IDE adapter, and mostly for PCMCIA/CardBus card accessible on a lot of PC without opening the box.


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No it doesn't

Posted Jan 14, 2013 11:19 UTC (Mon) by dlang (subscriber, #313) [Link]

Yes, if you take over some device directly attached to the memory or PCI bus of a machine you can access anywhere in RAM

with firewire this doesn't take hacking the card, it's a normal mode of operation.


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