DFS-hidden data can be found by Microsoft Vista, Word and Google Desktop
You may be in denial if you think a Deniable File System (DFS) will fully secure your data. So says Byte and Switch today, based on a study by British Telecom’s Bruce Schneier and a team of researchers from the University of Washington. They were able to expose DFS-hidden data with Microsoft Vista, Word, and Google desktop.
Fully ecrypted hard drives are not affected
Don’t worry – this chink in data security does not apply to drives using Full Disk Encryption (FDE) .