Security-related questions

Larry Hartman larryhartman50 at
Sat Apr 26 05:10:53 UTC 2008

On Friday 25 April 2008 09:55:43 pm Karl Klinger wrote:
> Larry Hartman wrote:
> > 6.  Perhaps my question would be rephrased to, "how to hide data in such
> > a transparent way so as to not arouse suspicions that would cause further
> > investigation?"
> A few ideas:
> 1. Keep your sensitive data in a directory called, for example,
> 'pictures', and then hide it by mounting a partition actually containing
> pictures over it.

This seems easy enough, might try it for giggles

> 2. Keep your sensitive data in a separate partition. Delete the
> partition before crossing the border, and then recreate it in the same
> place on the disk.  While the partition is deleted it will show up as
> free space in disk partitioning utilities, but after you recreate it the
> file system and data will still be there.

What are the risks here?  If this is not done just so, will I lose data?  I 
would like to hear more about how to do this, or point me to a website how-to 


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