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|−|File Vault is the cryptographic file system developed by [http: //www.apple.com Apple] and introduced with MacOS 10.3. |+|
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|−|File Vault works by storing each user's home directory in an encrypted "[[ .sparseimage]] " file. The file is automatically mounted when the user logs in and unmounted when the user logs out. All of the user' s files and preferences are stored in this file. The file' s encryption key is stored in the .sparseimage file, but that encryption key is itself encrypted with the user's login password. |+|
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|−|There are no known attacks against File Vault other than a brute force attack on the user's password. |+|
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|−|As part of the [http://www. apple.com/ macosx/features/300.html#security security enhancements] in OS X 10.5 (Leopard) Apple have moved from AES-128 to AES-256 for the encryption used in the disk image. |+|
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|−|== See Also == |+|
|−|* [[FileVault Disk Encryption]] |+|
|−|=== Links === |+|
|−|*You can find a good discussion of File Vault's usability shortcomings in [http://www.simson.net/thesis Simson Garfinkel's PhD Thesis]. |+|
|−|*[http://chaosradio.ccc.de/23c3_m4v_1642.html Unlocking FileVault] Talk at [http://events.ccc.de/congress/2006-static/static/2/3/r/23rd_Chaos_Communication_Congress_7c1f.html 23c3] (video) |+|
|−|*[http://chaosradio.ccc.de/23c3_mp3_1642.html Unlocking FileVault] Talk at [http://events.ccc.de/congress/2006-static/static/2/3/r/23rd_Chaos_Communication_Congress_7c1f.html 23c3] (audio) |+|
|−|*[http://crypto.nsa.org/vilefault/23C3-VileFault.pdf Unlocking FileVault Whitepaper] |+|
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