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List of TrueCrypt Encryption Alternatives

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Apparently, the security of the TrueCrypt website has been compromised. Don’t let that stop you though; here are some workable alternatives …

If you open the TrueCrypt website right now you are redirected to a page right now stating that TrueCrypt is not secure and recommending that you switch to Microsoft’s BitLocker. It is not clear why the message is displayed on the page, and rumors range from a sad goodbye message by the TrueCrypt authors to a hack or NSA intervention. As far as facts are concerned, we know the following: The new TrueCrypt 7.2 version has a valid signature that was used to sign older versions as well which may either mean that a key was stolen from a developer, or that a developer used the key to sign the new version.

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