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Re: RE: How to Test HDD Encryption
From: Ansgar -59cobalt- Wiechers <bugtraq () planetcobalt net>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 20:30:19 +0100

On 2007-11-13 jim.lehman () sbcglobal net wrote:
But isn't FDE primarily targeted at protecting data from lost or
stolen systems? A bit over 40% of data breaches are due to lost or
stolen devices.

That's its primary use. However, FDE also protects the integrity of the
operating system while the computer is not running.

Ansgar Wiechers
"All vulnerabilities deserve a public fear period prior to patches
becoming available."
--Jason Coombs on Bugtraq

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