1. J

    Bitlocker - Windows 10 - Admin Account - How to

    Hi, I used to have a laptop from my company and, as you know, my user profile did not allow me to install apps as I was not the admin. I had managed to many my user an administrator and I was happy with it. Now, my company gave me a new machine (Acer Spin 3) and I want to do the same...
  2. cthulhuiscool

    Needing Help Recovering Formatted External BitLocker Partition

    Had a bit of a headache inducing goof last night. One of my desktop's has seen better day, and some of its usb ports seem to fail at random. I had two drives plugged in, a new one and one with a bunch of data on it (both bitlocker encrypted). The computer gave a weird error where it seemed to...
  3. S

    Having odd Bitlocker Recovery key issues after upgrading GPU.

    I wanted to upgrade the Video card in the AMD Ryzen 2700X system in my sig. I purchased a MSI GTX 2060 from Vuduz (Thanks Vuduz!) After installation, Win 10 Pro 64-bit is requesting my Bitlocker Recovery key. (Which I have, of course!) Now for the problem. No matter what I do or try, Bitlocker...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in Self Encrypting SSDs

    Researchers from Radboud University in the Netherlands found severe security vulnerabilities in several popular, self-encrypting SSDs from Samsung and Crucial. These SSDs can encrypt and decrypt data coming in and out on the fly, which is seen as a "hardware encyption" option in Bitlocker on...
  5. cageymaru

    New Cold Boot Attacks Leave Nearly All Laptops Susceptible to Hacks

    Researchers have discovered a new way to defeat security designed to stop cold boot attacks. Sleep mode and cold/hard reboots save critical information in the ram of the device. The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) devised a system of overwriting the contents of the ram when power is restored to...