Fwd: is truecrypt dead?

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Wed May 28 22:31:26 PDT 2014

On 2014-05-29 06:21, J. Tozo wrote:
> Is anyone aware of what is happening to truecrypt project?
> from their site:
> "The development of TrueCrypt was ended in 5/2014 after Microsoft
> terminated support of Windows XP. Windows 8/7/Vista and later offer
> integrated support for encrypted disks and virtual disk images. Such
> integrated support is also available on other platforms (click here for
> more information). You should migrate any data encrypted by TrueCrypt to
> encrypted disks or virtual disk images supported on your platform."
> "
> -J

The trouble is, on past performance (Skype) Microsoft has put a back 
door in their encrypted disks.

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