OMG BitLocker is no more

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by danielspencer2, Dec 7, 2009.

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  1. danielspencer2

    danielspencer2 Registered Member

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  2. arran

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    The OS has to be turned on for it to work.
     
  3. traxx75

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    I think the title of this thread is a bit sensationalist :rolleyes:

    It seems this "cracker" involves physical access to a running computer so that a computer forensics officer can dump an image of what's in memory in order to obtain the keys.

    As we know, physical access to a machine greatly improves the attack platform.
     
  4. tsec

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    This is an understatement, in the extreme :)

    And yes, unless you give an adversary the keys to your house (and thus physical access to your machine), there doesn't appear to be too much to worry about at this stage :)
     
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