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Re: Credentials held unencrypted in memory during runtime

From: John McNamee <jpm_at_microwiz.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 07:10:24 -0500

simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com wrote:
> I think the issue is simply that when the program (TProc) exits, that
> physical memory is freed and can then be allocated to another process.
> If it contains sensitive information then the second process, which
> may be completely unrelated, can see it.

Windows guarantees that this won't happen. New pages added to a process are
always zeroed.

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