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  • Hybrid attack can extract data from inert RAM

    Posted on November 11th, 2019 at 01:10 Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    LANGALIST

    By Fred Langa

    It sounds impossible, but data can be recovered from RAM chips — even after they’ve been removed from a PC.

    Specialized attacks on memory modules can reveal working passwords and cryptographic keys still stored random-access memory, possibly allowing malicious hackers to bypass encryption services such as BitLocker, VeraCrypt, FileVault, and others!

    Plus: Disabling Windows Firewall and its nags.

    Read the full story in AskWoody Plus Newsletter 16.41.0 (2019-11-11).