Wednesday, March 12, 2008

The Popsicle Hack

It is always a good idea to take your daily dose of sensational headlines in the IT press with a grain of salt!

In the last couple of weeks, the blogosphere has been abuzz with news that (Microsoft’s) BitLocker drive partition encryption process was penetrated, and indeed, easily defeated.

My first thought upon reading the research document from a team including the esteemed Edward Felton, was that this was an attack more likely to occur in exotic situations, and/or against highly targeted victims.

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