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'''PGPDisk''' or Pretty Good Privacy [[Whole Disk Encryption]] was a disk encryption solution from the [http://www.pgp.com PGP Corporation]. It has since been rebranded as [[PGP Whole Disk Encryption]].
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'''PGPDisk''' was a disk encryption solution from the [http://www.pgp.com 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).
 
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
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In 2007 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].
 
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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].
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
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[[Category:Encryption]]
 
[[Category:Encryption]]
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[[Category:Disk encryption]]

Latest revision as of 19:28, 29 December 2008

PGPDisk 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 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].

External Links