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BitLocker: What’s New in Windows 10 November Update, And How To Break It

BitLocker is a popular full-disk encryption scheme employed in all versions of Windows (but not in every edition) since Windows Vista. BitLocker is used to protect stationary and removable volumes against outside attacks. Since Windows 8, BitLocker is activated by default on compatible devices if the administrative account logs in with Microsoft Account credentials. BitLocker … Continue reading

Multi-Factor Authentication in Digital Forensics

Two-factor authentication is probably the best secure thing since passwords were invented. Two-factor authentication goes a long way towards protecting one’s accounts against being hacked. A password alone, no matter how long or secure, is no longer enough to provide sufficient protection. Social engineering, linked security breaches, leaked passwords and hacked mailboxes all contribute to … Continue reading

Forensic Acquisition of Google Accounts

Google collects and retains massive amounts of data about everyone who uses their services. Gaining access to that data is essential for solving many types of crimes. Learning what Google knows about the suspect can be a matter of utter importance for investigators and forensic experts. Unfortunately, standard means of accessing this information lack transparency … Continue reading

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