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It provides transparent whole disk encryption with Pre-Boot authentification for Windows. Also supports MacOS X 10.4 (non-boot disks only).
 
It provides transparent whole disk encryption with Pre-Boot authentification for Windows. Also supports MacOS X 10.4 (non-boot disks only).
  
An undocumented encryption bypass feature was found that allowed the drive to be accessed even without the boot-up password.
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In 2007 an undocumented feature was publicized that allows the user to set up a secondary password to access the drive
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An undocumented encryption bypass feature was found that allowed the drive to be accessed even without the boot-up password [http://securology.blogspot.com/2007/10/pgp-whole-disk-encryption-barely.html]. The PGP Corporation said that the feature had been requested by enterprise users and was not a backdoor [http://www.pgp.com/wde_bypass_feature.html].
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
  
 
* [http://www.pgp.com/products/wholediskencryption/ PGPDisk Official website]
 
* [http://www.pgp.com/products/wholediskencryption/ PGPDisk Official website]
* [http://securology.blogspot.com/2007/10/pgp-whole-disk-encryption-barely.html PGP Whole Disk Encryption - Barely Acknowledged Intentional Bypass]
 
  
 
[[Category:Encryption]]
 
[[Category:Encryption]]

Revision as of 08:28, 19 December 2007

PGPDisk or Pretty Good Privacy Whole Disk Encryption was a disk encryption solution from the PGP Corporation. It has since been rebranded as PGP Whole Disk Encryption.

It provides transparent whole disk encryption with Pre-Boot authentification for Windows. Also supports MacOS X 10.4 (non-boot disks only).

In 2007 an undocumented feature was publicized that allows the user to set up a secondary password to access the drive

An undocumented encryption bypass feature was found that allowed the drive to be accessed even without the boot-up password [1]. The PGP Corporation said that the feature had been requested by enterprise users and was not a backdoor [2].

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