is truecrypt dead?
taxakis at gmail.com
Thu May 29 07:17:41 PDT 2014
For those with imminent interest:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cypherpunks [mailto:cypherpunks-bounces at cpunks.org] On Behalf Of
> Peter Gutmann
> Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:25 PM
> To: adi at hexapodia.org; griffin at cryptolab.net
> Cc: cypherpunks at cpunks.org
> Subject: Re: is truecrypt dead?
> Griffin Boyce <griffin at cryptolab.net> writes:
> >Why is it that these things that thousands of people rely on are not
> >audited in any real way?
> It's open-source, so there's the presumption of audit, "I couldn't be
> bothered looking at it, but since it's open source someone else must
> have". The odd thing is that it's some of the commercial vendors, who
> are doing it for money and can pay to have the code checked, for which
> you have at least some presumption of audit, but since they're closed-
> source you're not allowed to trust them.
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