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Fri May 30 13:27:03 EDT 2014
I think the first one covers it:
Red Flag! Run away!!!
"It's only a bunny."
"But that rodent has a mean streak a mile wide! Look at all the bones"
"You're a looney."
So how could Microsoft's end of support for XP have anything to do with
an encrypted file format? Only if that file format was actually a
catepillar pretending to be a snake on a iPhone held hostage in Oz. I
swear, the world just keeps getting stranger each and every day. And I
am more and more smug that I only use Linux, Free Software encryption
the only t oahtthalhglkhfk;ngkm,njhovahv,anv,!!
On 14-05-29 10:20 AM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> Many theories floating around ...
> With secret court orders no one can be sure of anything ...
> But there are other possibilities.
> See the comments here (change to threshold 3 or 4 to limit to the
> highest rated ones)
> On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 10:16 AM, Chris Irwin <chris at chrisirwin.ca
> <mailto:chris at chrisirwin.ca>> wrote:
> I wanted to see what everybody's thoughts are about the truecrypt
> "annoucement" yesterday.
> Quoted from their website:
> > WARNING: Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed
> security issues
> > This page exists only to help migrate existing data encrypted by
> > 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.
> There is discussion on slashdot, hacker news, and many other sites.
> So far, there is no consensus on what is going on? Half-hearted
> compliance with a US NSL? Dead-man switch prematurely activating?
> Does anybody else have thoughts or insights?
> I'm a dmcrypt user personally, but I know several folks on the list
> use truecrypt.
> Chris Irwin
> <chris at chrisirwin.ca <mailto:chris at chrisirwin.ca>>
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