Since the creation of this post, many other ways of retrieving a password has been discovered, e.g. Mimikatz, Lan Turtle & Responder, Konboot and more. Norwegian newspaper claims police is lacking missing persons social media password Today, a major newspaper, VG announced that the progress in the of a missing person case may be set […]
A friend of mine worked at the IT department of a school and we had a talk about what consequences it may have if a laptop without disk encryption got into the wrong hands. He could not see what the big deal was if a student computer got lost so I suggested that if he would borrow me a computer from the school I would try to see what potential risks could come out of it. The laptop I got was old, worn down and scheduled for recycling. Perfect for this scenario!