I.T. Security and Linux Administration

May 31 2014   5:47PM GMT

Encrypted Persistence

Eric Hansen Eric Hansen Profile: Eric Hansen

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This isn’t old technology, in that persistence has been around for a good few years, but now Kali Linux is offering it in encrypted form.

http://www.offensive-security.com/kali-linux/kali-encrypted-usb-persistence/

Persistence in this from is basically a way for live USB-ran distros to keep data that was created/modified while running from the USB.  While I never use this feature, it is nice to have if you’re an on-the-go kind of person.  The added feature of encryption has been long over due and one of the reasons I have never used persistence to begin with.

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