Microsoft make an encryption system called BitLocker, it encrypts hard drives so that it’s impossible to access any files without the key. Top level security.
That was true until now. Passware are a company that recently released new tool that cracks this BitLocker security. The way it works is complicated and someone would need physical access to the computer.
So if you rely on Passware for security life is suddenly more complicated. The best you could do is to also concentrate on the physical security of your computers.