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Ideally, I'd like to be able to leave my laptop unattended, and know that after a few minutes, it'll screen lock itself, so it gets as safe as if the laptop had been powered off and full disk encrypted (all disks including swap). This is absolutely impossible. No matter how secure the screen lock is, as long as the computer is booted, it is potentially ...


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Altough OpenBSD made some enhancement to improve the security of X11 the problem is the underlying architecture of the X11 system which has no real (i.e. secure) concept of screen locking. This means screen locking is mainly realized by a process which grabs input and has a full screen window and if this process exits (normally or by crashing) the screen is ...



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