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

U.Mutlu for-gmane at mutluit.com
Sun Feb 8 13:40:15 CET 2015

Heinz Diehl wrote, On 02/08/2015 01:02 PM:
> 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"... ;-)

That's true, of course, but I was thinking of the mass of the other users
ie. a million (or billion) fruit-flies can't be wrong... :-)


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