[dm-crypt] truecrypt - what's the real story behind it?

Heinz Diehl htd+ml at fritha.org
Sun Feb 8 13:02:36 CET 2015


On 08.02.2015, U.Mutlu wrote: 

> Then I wonder if the NSA/CIA/DHS etc. was involved in the decision of the
> authors to abondon truecrypt developement, or was there maybe a mole among
> the devs?... conspiracy mode off  :-)

Nobody knows but the Truecrypt devs. IMHO the reasons to abandon TC development
was rather financial ones.
 
> The advantage of truecrypt, as I see it, is that it is a multiplatform
> solution; works even under the Windows cr*p

If you use Wind*ws as your platform, you'll most likely have a lot more serious
security problems than a simple "how reliable is TC"... ;-)



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