Pierluigi Paganini September 09, 2022
Iran-linked DEV-0270 group abuses BitLocker to encrypt victims’ devices

Iran-linked APT group DEV-0270 (aka Nemesis Kitten) is abusing the BitLocker Windows feature to encrypt victims’ devices. Microsoft Security Threat Intelligence researchers reported that Iran-linked APT group DEV-0270 (Nemesis Kitten) has been abusing the BitLocker Windows feature to encrypt victims’ devices. The researchers tracked multiple ransomware attacks conducted by the DEV-0270 group, which is a […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 29, 2015
Microsoft maintains the recovery key of your new PC

If you login to Windows 10 using your Microsoft account you have to know that your computer automatically uploaded a copy of your recovery key. New Windows computers implement a built-in disk encryption feature that is turned on by default to protect user data in case the device is lost or stolen. Be aware, this device encryption […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 23, 2015
TrueCrypt is safer than previous examinations suggest

A new security audit the TrueCrypt software confirmed that even if it is plagued by some vulnerabilities, the application is effective when it comes to protecting data. TrueCrypt, secure or insecure … that is the question. A group of Ten auditors from the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology has conducted a six-month audit of TrueCrypt […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 30, 2015
Are you still using TrueCrypt? Beware of these 2 critical flaws!

The popular security expert James Forshaw has discovered two critical flaws in the driver that TrueCrypt installs on Windows systems. Bad news for Windows users who have decided to use TrueCrypt to encrypt their hard drives, the researcher James Forshaw, a member of Google’s Project Zero team, has discovered two serious vulnerabilities affecting the popular […]