[dm-crypt] zuluCrypt v3.0 released.
alto.spam at laposte.net
Wed Oct 5 17:07:34 CEST 2011
This looks like a very nice project.
On 05/10/2011 08:28, .. ink .. wrote :
> project page: http://code.google.com/p/zulucrypt/
> screenshots of the new release:
> video showing features of the new release:
> This release put cryptsetup/zuluCrypt at the same level as truecrypt feature
> wise when used from the GUI.
> It can now (from the GUI)
> 1. Create key files( 512 bytes in size composed of only the 94 printable
512 bits rather than bytes ?
> 2. Create volumes both in files and partitions.
> 3. Create both plain type and luks types volumes.
> 4. Add keys to luks type volumes.
> 5 . Delete keys from luks type volumes.
> 6. Close a bunch of bugs.
> All volume management can be done through either passphrases or key files.
> The core functionality is now in place and next version(version 4) will be
> for GUI user configuration options of things like font type, font size, use
> of tray icon and maintaining a list of favorite volumes.
I just took a look at the screenshots and I'm a bit surprised about the
fact keys are generated from /dev/urandom. Even for 512 bits, that is 64
bytes, wouldn't it be better to read key files from /dev/random ? Unless
there is a setting allowing the user to explicitly choose the source ?
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