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rocksolid / Security / Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock program

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* It is hard to write a good screenlock program823845989
+- Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock programAnonUser
`* Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock program43224
 `- Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock programAnonUser

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Subject: It is hard to write a good screenlock program
From: 823845989
Newsgroups: rocksolid.shared.security
Organization: def5
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 19:52 UTC
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From: 823845...@anon.com (823845989)
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Subject: It is hard to write a good screenlock program
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 19:52:02+0000
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Demonstrated again by Ubuntu:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/+bug/1777415

All tested versions are vulnerable to bypassing the lockscreen under certain circumstances. I don't know, I started with Ubuntu when I migrated from Windows, but the distro is not that solid...

Posted on def4


Subject: Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock program
From: AnonUser
Newsgroups: rocksolid.shared.security
Organization: RetroBBS
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 20:02 UTC
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From: anonu...@retrobbs.rocksolidbbs.com.remove-1i5-this (AnonUser)
Newsgroups: rocksolid.shared.security
Subject: Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock program
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 20:02:52 +0000
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823845989 wrote:


I don't know, I started with Ubuntu when I migrated from Windows, but the
distro is not that solid...

I started way back in early 90s with Slackware. I never thought of a screenlock as security beyond keeping my wife from taking a look around.


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Subject: Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock program
From: 43224
Newsgroups: rocksolid.shared.security
Organization: def5
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 20:18 UTC
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Subject: Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock program
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I never thought of a screenlock as security beyond keeping my wife from taking a look around.

How did you lock your sessions ? Or you just used cli ?

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Subject: Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock program
From: AnonUser
Newsgroups: rocksolid.shared.security
Organization: RetroBBS
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 23:38 UTC
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From: anonu...@retrobbs.rocksolidbbs.com.remove-lwu-this (AnonUser)
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Subject: Re: It is hard to write a good screenlock program
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  To: 43224
43224 wrote:


I never thought of a screenlock as security beyond keeping my wife from
taking a look around.

How did you lock your sessions ? Or you just used cli ?

Posted on def4

Just the screensaver lock in whatever gui I was using at the time. I wouldn't trust anything important to that.


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