[dm-crypt] TrueCrypt is discontinued - here are the alternatives

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Wed Dec 28 20:55:47 CET 2016


I had a look at it now and I agree. They apparently list LUKS
as a TrueCrypt alternative on Windows, which is just clueless.

Regards,
Arno

On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 17:41:26 CET, Sven Eschenberg wrote:
> Hi Arno,
> 
> I think this is simple UBE for clickbaiting. It's probably best to
> blacklist the whole domain and the sending host on the server
> handling the mailinglist.
> 
> Regards
> 
> -Sven
> 
> 
> Am 28.12.2016 um 17:20 schrieb Arno Wagner:
> >Hi,
> >
> >you are free to maintain your page yourself. I doubt
> >anybody here cares about it.
> >
> >Regards,
> >Arno
> >
> >On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 12:49:19 CET, Sophie Hunt wrote:
> >>   Hi,
> >>   I appreciate that you're probably busy so I just wanted to follow up on
> >>   the email I sent you the other day; copy included below for reference:
> >>   On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 10:13 AM, Sophie Hunt
> >>   <sophie.hunt at ctechemail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>     Hi,
> >>     I noticed you've shared TrueCrypt on this page
> >>     https://unstable.nl/cgi-bin/man/man2html?8+cryptsetup, as you may be
> >>     aware, development of TrueCrypt was discontinued back in 2014 and
> >>     has subsequently not been maintained. A number of security flaws
> >>     have been uncovered and as a result we are reaching out to people to
> >>     highlight a list of alternatives.
> >>     Here's the list (along with further details about TrueCrypt no
> >>     longer being maintained) -
> >>     https://www.comparitech.com/blog/information-security/truecrypt-is-d
> >>     iscoutinued-try-these-free-alternatives/, when you update your page
> >>     it could be a useful resource to point your visitors to.
> >>     Please let me know if you have any questions.
> >>     -Sophie
> >
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