• Hybrid attack can extract data from inert RAM


    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).