Marc Briceno - Director, Product Management
Last week saw the release of the “Evil Maid” attack targeting the open source TrueCrypt full disk encryption product.
The “Evil Maid” attack was implemented by Invisible Things Lab, whose principal is well respected in computer security circles for her work creating the “Blue Pill” virtualization malware.
As with the “Stoned Boot” attack that was announced earlier this year, “Evil Maid” is fundamentally malware. Neither attack demonstrates flaws in the underlying cryptographic security of any other full disk encryption product.
While disk encryption products such as PGP® Whole Disk Encryption can do very useful and desirable things to enhance your security posture - such as protect the data on your computer’s hard drive - full...