Research: Disk encryption technology apps may not be secure enough

Computer scientists have discovered a novel way to bypass the encryption used in programs like Microsoft's BitLocker and Apple's FileVault and view the contents of supposedly secure files.In a paper published on Thursday that could prompt a rethinking of how to protect sensitive data, the researchers describe how they can extract the contents of a […]

Computer scientists have discovered a novel way to bypass the encryption used in programs like Microsoft's BitLocker and Apple's FileVault and view the contents of supposedly secure files.

In a paper published on Thursday that could prompt a rethinking of how to protect sensitive data, the researchers describe how they can extract the contents of a computer's memory and discover the secret encryption key used to scramble files.

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