As hard-wired as any Application Specific Integrated Circuit it seems the Infosec community can’t go a week without some ruckas. This holiday it’s Russian ElcomSoft and their Forensic DiskDecryptor tool. Yours for only $299! (or £300 if you read El Reg) which makes it between 9,131 & 14,813 Rubles at today’s rate.
This tool can reportedly grab encryption keys from memory thereby upsetting users of BitLocker, PGP, TrueCrypt. Another tool (Passware Forensic Kit) adds FileVault2 to the list.
However, some guy called Bruce didn’t believe it was ‘all that’, causing the following reaction: