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FileVault (or File Vault) is the cryptographic file system developed by [http://www.apple.com Apple] and introduced with MacOS 10.3.
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Nuix Pty Ltd is a computer software company. Their suite of products include:
  
FileVault 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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* [[Nuix Desktop]] - the main processing and analysis product.
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* [[Proof Finder]] - a 'starter' version of Nuix Desktop that is limited in the amount of data it can ingest at once.
  
There are no known attacks against File Vault other than a brute force attack on the user's password.
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== External Links ==
  
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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[http://www.nuix.com/ Official Website]
  
In Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) a full volume encryption variant was introduced.
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[[Category:Vendors]]
 
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== See Also ==
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* [[FileVault Disk Encryption]]
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=== Links ===
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*You can find a good discussion of File Vault's usability shortcomings in [http://www.simson.net/thesis Simson Garfinkel's PhD Thesis].
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*[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)
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*[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)
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*[http://crypto.nsa.org/vilefault/23C3-VileFault.pdf Unlocking FileVault Whitepaper]
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[[Category:Encryption]]
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[[Category:Disk encryption]]
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Latest revision as of 01:41, 22 September 2012

Nuix Pty Ltd is a computer software company. Their suite of products include:

  • Nuix Desktop - the main processing and analysis product.
  • Proof Finder - a 'starter' version of Nuix Desktop that is limited in the amount of data it can ingest at once.

External Links

Official Website