is truecrypt dead?

taxakis taxakis at
Thu May 29 07:17:41 PDT 2014

For those with imminent interest:


>     -----Original Message-----
>     From: cypherpunks [mailto:cypherpunks-bounces at] On Behalf Of
>     Peter Gutmann
>     Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:25 PM
>     To: adi at; griffin at
>     Cc: cypherpunks at
>     Subject: Re: is truecrypt dead?
>     Griffin Boyce <griffin at> 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.
>     Peter.

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