Attacks on disk encryption keys

A Princeton computer scientist team has released a white paper which documents their cold boot attacks on encryption keys. The scenarios are based on a key recovery involving primarily laptop computers using various methods to keep the key stored in dram on a power off.

Very interesting article and a guideline on preventing attacks like this. The most effective way is certainly limiting boot options in order do prevent anyone booting up tools to steal your encryption key.
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