[dm-crypt] Re2: nuke password to delete luks header

Matthias Schniedermeyer ms at citd.de
Wed Jan 15 13:59:29 CET 2014

On 15.01.2014 13:40, Arno Wagner wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 12:39:44 CET, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:
> > Or for the Truecypt example:
> > Try to prove that you don't have a hidden volume. It's a documented 
> > feature of Truecypt, so a LEO just assumes that you use it, regardless 
> > of you actually using one or not.
> My advice here is to have a hidden volume and to immediately admit 
> it and open it for them. You can even explain that having one with 
> harmless data is the only way to prove you do not have one with 
> illicit data in it. 

I don't think that proves anything.

At least in theory it should be possible to have several hidden volumes.
Or have stacked hidden volumes.
(Due to lack of knowledge i don't actually know if Truecrypt (by itself) 
actually supports such a thing.)



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