Defense-in-Depth vs. BitUnlocker: How to defeat Cold DRAM attacks using BitLocker, Power Options, and Physical Security

Princeton University published a paper this week entitled: Lest We Remember: Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys which shows how an attacker can extract the contents of DRAM from a computer that is powered off and retrieve the encryption keys from memory offline and decrypt disks that were encrypted by many popular disk encryption software…

6