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  Reply # 69869 7-May-2007 22:23
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I wonder how Bitlocker works.

If you copy data to an encrypted volume, boot into nastyOS and try & read the data - if you know your company assigned login & password than surely thats enough to copy the files off?

Or is there policies available for say only the computer's system service only able to decrypt the filesystem or something?

I wonder if it'd be possible still to place the super-secret.doc file on a non-encrypted volume while using Vista, such as a email inbox, and then boot into nastyOS and download the files.

Interesting puzzle.

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  Reply # 69876 7-May-2007 23:09
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Weblordpepe, BitLocker is a bit more advanced than that. Read this

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  Reply # 69881 7-May-2007 23:16
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In summary there are two partitions on a system with BitLocker. The first parition is for boot only, and the second partition contains everything else, including the OS. The entire partition is encrypted, which makes it harder to get anything out of it - since even the OS is encrypted.

You can only access the system with a valid TPM chip or a USB key with a valid decryption key.

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  Reply # 69987 8-May-2007 22:55
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OOoo fancypants. Looks cool.

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