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Is TrueCrypt now unsafe?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 29, 2014 1:46:10 PM / by Christian Crank posted in cybersecurity, encryption, networking, truecrypt, Uncategorized

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Do you use TrueCrypt? You might not want to now. It seems as though the main SourceForge page for TrueCrypt has been defaced, though it might just be legitimate. How do I know? The first line on the page reads as follows: "WARNING: Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues." While many people thought it was a hoax or that TrueCrypt got hacked, the newest application that was pushed out only allows you to decrypt and migrate data, not encrypt data, was signed with the TrueCrypt private key, ensuring its legitimacy.

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