Cold Boot Encryption Attack - code release


Jacob Appelbaum, one of the security researchers who worked on the paper cold boot attack on encryption keys (featured in a previous BBtv episode, above) tells Boing Boing the code has just been released today at the [last] HOPE hacker con in NYC. It's up, it's signed, and here it is.

Memory Research Project Source Code [Princeton.edu]

Previously on Boing Boing:

  • BBtv "Hacker HOWTO": Cold Boot Encryption Attack.

    Complete list of authors for the original paper, "Lest We Remember: Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys": J. Alex Halderman, Seth D. Schoen, Nadia Heninger, William Clarkson, William Paul, Joseph A. Calandrino, Ariel J. Feldman, Jacob Appelbaum, and Edward W. Felten.