is truecrypt dead?
juan.g71 at gmail.com
Wed May 28 18:33:28 PDT 2014
On Wed, 28 May 2014 19:45:06 -0400
Griffin Boyce <griffin at cryptolab.net> wrote:
> My suspicion is that either they were hacked (and had their key
> stolen), or that they were ordered to shutdown and recommend
> Microsoft's (presumably backdoored) BitLocker as a replacement.
truecrypt.org redirects to this
Pretty crazy. Whoever the developers may be, after spending a
good deal of effort on their project, now are licking MS'
boots? It doesn't make sense.
> BitLocker's enterprise documentation makes me *incredibly* suspicious
> that it is susceptible to monitoring by third-parties.
> Even being embarrassed by whatever bugs the second phase audit
> uncovered wouldn't explain the sudden recommendation. And why not
> ecryptfs or ~literally anything else~ ?
> Pardon my tinfoil hat.
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