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Karlston posted a topic in Software NewsInstalling Windows 7 from a backup? You need a BitLocker patch right away Whether you’re installing Win7 from backup on bare metal or on a VM, watch out for a missing patch. On Friday, Microsoft issued a hidden advisory saying you need to run bcdboot.exe and get the SHA-2 patch KB 3133977 – a BitLocker fix – before you do anything else. Getty Images / Microsoft No doubt you recall the warning back in February that Windows 7, Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2 patches starting in July would use the SHA-2 encryption protocol. If you want to install Win7
zanderthunder posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsMicrosoft has announced a range of Secured-core PCs, devices that adopt a number of security technologies to prevent attacks on a firmware level, rather than software-based approaches. The company says that, as software-based protection has been built into operating systems and connected services, vulnerabilities that target the firmware have largely increased in number in recent years - spiking from just 6 in 2016 to over 400 in 2017 - making this a necessary step. Secured-core PCs are built in conjunction with Microsoft partners, both PC and silicon manufacturers, and they "meet
Hello experts, I have a Dell Latitude 3490 Laptop. It comes with Windows 10 Pro Pre-installed. Around 3 months before I did a Windows Update after that I have witnessed a "Yellow" "Lock" Icon present in the Drive volumes, I thought the Windows is protecting the drives, but i didn't know that it was "BitLocker Encryption" at that time. Three days before i had given my laptop to the Dell Service center as it couldn't power on. They have replaced the Motherboard. Now Windows is asking for BicLocker Recover Key which i don't have, The Laptop HDD is 1TB with 3 pa
Windows ships with a full volume encryption tool called BitLocker. The feature used to trust any SSD that claimed to offer its own hardware-based encryption, but that changed in the KB4516071 update to Windows 10 released on September 24, which now assumes that connected SSDs don't actually encrypt anything. "SwiftOnSecurity" called attention to this change on September 26. The pseudonymous Twitter user then reminded everyone of a November 2018 report that revealed security flaws, such as the use of master passwords set by manufacturers, of self-encryptin