Fraunhofer cracks Bitlocker

The Fraunhofer institute has found a way to crack Bitlocker, which is the Windows Vista drive encryption mechanism.

Booting from a USB stick allows you to replace the bootscreen with a fake bitlocker bootscreenafter which the PIN is stored on the harddisk for later retreival by booting with a Linux USB stick afterwards.

Fraunhofer SIT – Security Test Lab – Bitlocker_Video.

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