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Bitlocker without PIN Feb 17 2011 11:07AM
Shang Tsung (shangtsung71 gmail com) (2 replies)
Hello all,

We are on the process of setting up Bitlocker on our laptops for OS
encryption and we are wandering if we should set up a PIN or not. If
we do not, the attacker can get to Windows login screen, but this is
where he will stop.

What happens if he boots with a linux live CD/USB? Can he decrypt the
drive? The key is stored in the TPM. Does linux have access to the
TPM?

We are just not sure if the extra security worths having the users to
type 2 passwords to boot a laptop.

ST

[ reply ]
RE: Bitlocker without PIN Feb 23 2011 09:45PM
Alexander Kurt Keller (alkeller sfsu edu)
RE: Bitlocker without PIN Feb 23 2011 09:35PM
Thor (Hammer of God) (thor hammerofgod com)


 

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