[Twisted-Python] Erasing strings from memory?
glyph at twistedmatrix.com
Sun Nov 10 23:16:46 EST 2002
On 10 Nov 2002 18:06:27 -0000, Moshe Zadka <twisted at moshez.org> wrote:
> The best way would probably to do it in a subprocess. The next
> best way would be to read the string into an mmapped are which
> you explicitely free. If you want to be really secure, write a third
> program like ssh-agent which does the authentication for a user.
Couldn't you use the 'array' module to create a character array which then you
could manually dump garbage over? (making sure not to use any array
convenience functions like "tostring" or what-have-you)
| <`'> | Glyph Lefkowitz: Traveling Sorcerer |
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