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== Indicator ==  
 
== Indicator ==  
  
Drives protected with BitLocker will have a different signature than the standard [[NTFS]] header. Instead, they have in their first sector, they have <pre>EB 52 90 2D 46 56 45 2D 46 53 2D</pre> or, in ASCII, <pre>eR -FVE-FS-</pre>
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Drives protected with BitLocker will have a different signature than the standard [[NTFS]] header. Instead, they have in their first sector: <pre>EB 52 90 2D 46 56 45 2D 46 53 2D</pre> or, in ASCII, <pre>eR -FVE-FS-</pre>
  
 
== Algorithm ==
 
== Algorithm ==

Revision as of 14:11, 17 September 2008

BitLocker is a Microsoft Full Volume Encryption solution first included with the Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Windows Vista.

Indicator

Drives protected with BitLocker will have a different signature than the standard NTFS header. Instead, they have in their first sector:
EB 52 90 2D 46 56 45 2D 46 53 2D
or, in ASCII,
eR -FVE-FS-

Algorithm

The program uses either 128 or 256 AES with an elephant diffuser. See the links section for full details.

Recovery Keys

See Also

Defeating Whole Disk Encryption

External Links