Windows Server 2008 Glossary - K

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

For more Windows Server terms, see either the Windows Server 2008 R2 Glossary or the Windows Server 2003 Glossary.

Glossary - K

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key protector

A blob (binary large object) that is used to restrict access to a BitLocker-protected disk.

key search attack

An attack by a malicious user or malicious software on a computer or operating system to find a secret password or a symmetric encryption key by guessing passwords or keys until the correct password or key is discovered.


Information that can help an end-user or analyst troubleshoot content.