[kwlug-disc] Truecrypt

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Fri May 30 13:43:17 EDT 2014


Ah! Good point. Missed that.

But all this does demonstrate that we all can't be complacent - let us 
not allow this FUD to do away with TrueCrypt.

OTOH, given that HeartBleed triggered some more funding, here's hoping 
the same happens here. (Which could have been the intent of things, for 
all I know.)

On 14-05-30 01:36 PM, CrankyOldBugger wrote:
> Read what I said, which was "I'll be sad if..." not "I am sad because..."
>
> I never said that there's no more TrueCrypt for Windows.  It's a good
> product that I am still using now despite the recent news.
>
>
> On 30 May 2014 13:30, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca
> <mailto:unsolicited at swiz.ca>> wrote:
>
>         Personally I'll be sad if there's no more TrueCrypt for Windows as I
>         use it regularly on one of my boxes.
>
>
>     What makes you think there's no more TrueCrypt for Windows?
>
>     Works fine on my Win 8.1 install. (Note, not using it on the system
>     drive, or any drive at all, for the moment.) Have a backup running
>     over the web via OpenVPN to a shared container on the laptop. Key
>     exists on the remote only.
>
>     Works fine. I have no reason to believe it won't any time soon. From
>     Linux too.
>
>     Even if there later turns out to be a vulnerability, the bar to make
>     use of it is so high as to not be worth worrying about.
>
>
>
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