New BitLocker attack puts laptops storing sensitive data at risk

A security researcher has come up with a new method of extracting BitLocker encryption keys from a computer’s Trusted Platform Module (TPM) that only requires a $27 FPGA board and some open-sourced code. More security news WordPress shopping sites under attack Google Chrome to block automatic downloads initiated from ad slot iframes RSA Conference and the dismal nature of cybersecurity (Reporter’s Notebook) Samsung Galaxy S10 facial recognition fooled by a video of the phone owner To be clear, this new BitLocker attack require physical access to a device and will result in the device’s destruction as the attacker needs to hard-wire equipment into the computer’s motherboard.

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