cx_freeze and temporary files - security related question

Richard Damon Richard at Damon-Family.org
Sun Jul 6 21:52:17 CEST 2014


On 7/6/14, 3:04 PM, William Ray Wing wrote:
> Furthermore, I don’t know about Windows, but on many UNIX-like OSs, 
> the file system preserves the time the file was last accessed. If the 
> goal is truly to leave no traces of the fact that the a group of files 
> was backed up, this pretty well would be a red flag that they had 
> been. -Bill 
I don't think the OP was concerned about leaving hints on the pen drive 
that it was backed up, but on the machine used to back it up.

This is why my suggestion is, if you are concerned about leaving traces, 
lock up the drive with all the traces, just like you probably do all the 
backups. Then you can know that there aren't any traces left behind that 
you didn't think of.

-- 
Richard Damon




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