Researchers Crack BitLocker, FileVault

The issue is described as a design limitation that could allow practical attacks against laptops in “sleep” or “hibernation” mode.

Four of the most widely used disk encryption technologies—Windows Vista’s BitLocker, Apple’s FileVault, TrueCrypt and dm-crypt—have been rendered useless by a new attack class, according to a research paper released Feb. 21.

http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Researchers-Crack-BitLocker-FileVault/ via Calendar of Updates

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