Is the Windows lock screen secure against external intrusion - USB, etc.?

Joe am 0 Reputation points
2023-10-26T08:22:16.12+00:00
Hello,

I have a laptop with Windows 11 that is fully encrypted with VeraCrypt.

Can any device copy the data on the laptop via USB with the system running and the lock screen on or is that (hopefully) impossible?

The Firewire port is disabled.

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  1. S.Sengupta 16,481 Reputation points MVP
    2023-10-28T02:44:10.4566667+00:00

    If you have a laptop running Windows 11 that is fully encrypted with VeraCrypt, it should be highly secure against unauthorized access. VeraCrypt is an open-source disk encryption software that provides strong encryption for your data. However, the security of your data also depends on how you've set up VeraCrypt and your Windows 11 configuration.