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FileVault compromised by Princeton researchers?


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Researchers with Princeton University and the Electronic Frontier Foundation have found a flaw that renders disk encryption systems useless if an intruder has physical access to your computer -- say in the case of a stolen laptop or when a computer is left unattended on a desktop in sleep mode or while displaying a password prompt screen.


Have I been asleep and just missed this report? Anyone else seen it? Comments? According to the report, they were able to crack a Filevault encrypted disk.



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