On Thu, 13 Jan 2011 02:48:34 +0100 (CET), Nomen Nescio wrote:
>> has anyone here taken a look at this website:
>> "Passware Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and
>> evidence discovery software for computer forensics, announced that
>> the latest version of its flagship product, Passware Kit Forensic,
>> has become the first commercially available software to break
>> TrueCrypt hard drive encryption without applying a time-consuming
>> brute-force attack. It was also the first product to decrypt
>> BitLocker drives."
> This was fairly heavily debated when the article first came out.
> The program depends on 'the software scans its memory image and
> extracts the encryption keys'. I believe that it was determined
> that memory images don't last that long and the technology is
> basically bogus, trying to sucker cops into buying it. Someone
> else might have better info on this.