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Cobynsofts AD Bitlocker Password Audit

Cobynsofts AD Bitlocker Password Audit is a Windows utility for querying your Active Directory for all or selected computer objects...

January 15, 2015 By Cobynsoft

TrueCrypt quits? Inexplicable

Nobody has a good explanation yet for what happened to the generally respected TrueCrypt project, which yesterday announced itself insecure and sent its users to Microsoft.

May 29, 2014 by

Researchers break into BitLocker

Researchers published a technique for getting around Microsoft's BitLocker disk-encryption technology, even when BitLocker is used in connection with a hardware-based Trusted Platform Module.

December 7, 2009 by

Cobynsofts AD Object Recovery

Cobynsofts AD Object Recovery is a Windows utility for querying your Active Directory for deleted computer, user, group, or other objects...

January 15, 2015 By Cobynsoft

BitLocker for dummies (...students)

Students need security; it's a paramount element of university life. Without security, our laptops can go missing (or stolen, depending on which university you go to), and a good proportion of your life you can say goodbye to.

January 3, 2009 by

M3 Bitlocker Recovery Free

M3 Bitlocker Recovery Free is the World's first free Bitlocker data recovery software. M3 Bitlocker Recovery Free can: Recover deleted...

January 13, 2015 By M3 Technic

Win Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 move ahead in lockstep

During Day 2 of WinHEC, Microsoft showed off a number of the new features that it will deliver in Windows Server 2008 R2 -- a k a "Windows 7 Server -- when it ships in the next year or so. Among them: Support for up to 256 logical processors; branch-office caching, "Bitlocker to Go" drive encryption and other new technologies designed to work "better together" with Windows 7.

November 6, 2008 by

Microsoft downplays BitLocker password leakage

Microsoft is downplaying the severity of a password leakage issue in BitLocker, the full disk encryption feature built into Windows Vista, insisting that a real world attack scenario is "very unlikely."According to an advisory from iViZ, the password checking routine of Microsoft Bitlocker fails to sanitize the BIOS keyboard buffer after reading passwords, resulting in plain text password leakage to unprivileged local users.

September 2, 2008 by

Is whitelisting the new blacklisting?

The IT security industry has come to a frank realisation that the current approach to preventing malware is simply not working. Is whitelisting, which is the reverse of our current approach, the answer?

May 27, 2008 by

Free COFEE opens Microsoft BitLocker

Microsoft has released a tool to law enforcement that helps get around the encryption provided by the company’s own BitLocker software, distributed in Windows Vista. PC World has an extensive article about Microsoft's COFEE -- Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor – which some 2,000 law enforcement officers have been using since last June.

April 29, 2008 by

Customs: Vista PCs are safe from encryption attack

Despite US researchers showing that hard disk encryption can be easily compromised, Australian Customs say its Vista laptops are safe because data is not stored on them -- but analysts have warned users will find a way around this policy when they need to.

February 25, 2008 by

Customs CIO: Vista gives our staff PCs that work

Australian Customs' chief information officer, Murray Harrison, says the department has almost completed rolling out Vista to its 6,000 PCs, and has improved security for its laptop fleet using Microsoft's encryption tool, Bitlocker.

November 22, 2007 by

EFS and BitLocker - Vista's crypto dynamic duo

Here are two articles I released explaining the purpose of EFS (Encrypted File System) versus BitLocker in Windows Vista and a step-by-step guide on implementing Vista BitLocker full-volume encryption.  You might be wondering why there are two different data encryption technologies in Vista and this will explain the differences.

February 28, 2007 by

What if users could have Windows their way?

How much would you pay Microsoft for a port of its BitLocker drive encryption -- a technology slated to be available only to Vista Enterprise and Vista Ultimate users -- that could run on the Vista Business SKU? This might not be a purely hypothetical question.

January 22, 2007 by

Microsoft: Bitlocker key to safe disk disposal

Microsoft claims that businesses planning to use Vista together with its Bitlocker hard drive encryption technology will have an easy and safe way to dispose of their hard disks. The software giant said on Tuesday that Vista will be so secure that businesses will no longer need to worry about data being compromised when hard disks are sent for disposal, in line with upcoming "green" legislation designed to reduce waste.

April 26, 2006 by

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