Seagate announces hardware FDE for laptop and desktop machines

Ivan Krstić krstic at
Fri Sep 7 16:16:50 EDT 2007

On Sep 6, 2007, at 6:14 PM, Jacob Appelbaum wrote:

> other known good implementations of AES128 (CBC? I'm not
> sure...).

Plain AES-CBC is not a great choice for FDE. You can do whatever  
you'd like to the bits of a given block at the cost of garbling the  
previous block, which makes binaries a plausible target. Given the  
size of modern OSes, it might even be an easy one.

Ivan Krstić <krstic at> |
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