At the Hadrian Hotel

At the Hadrian Hotel

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Disk Encryption May Not Protect Your Data

Ed Felten and his research group have found a fairly easy way to defeat disk encryption technologies used by MS-Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. It turns out that encryption keys in DRAM can be recovered fairly easily if you have physical access to a laptop either powered-on or in sleep mode.

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