Is it common to implement crypto software in such a way that sensitive buffers are overwritten before free'ing memory? For example when they contain a private key or the plaintext message.
I am programmer by day and night, I work within security at the moment working on some security products. I have noticed a few non software engineering based roles which require security clearance. I ...
I am taking a security class. The class notes say that an attacker can observe a pattern in temp file names and then make their own temp file to compromise a program. They say that if a temp file is ...