inquiry on the SYSKEY feature Solved

  1.    28 Sep 2017 #1

    inquiry on the SYSKEY feature

    ive never bothered to study about syskey until recently.. is it better to save the program onto flash drive? my pc was hijacked last year where a malicious program took control over thats what got me thinking..
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       29 Sep 2017 #2

    Syskey will be removed in version 1709, it is not recommended to use it anymore. From Wikipedia:

    Syskey utility will be removed in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and Windows Server "RS3" due to its weak cryptography and ransomware scams risks. Microsoft recommends BitLocker as replacement.
    Features removed or Deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update - Windows 10 Forums

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  3.    29 Sep 2017 #3

    ah ok. hmmm another update on the horizon..hope it will mirror that of the WCU. cheers
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