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Encryption tool TrueCrypt may be resurrected by security audit group

05/30, 9:56am

Professor leading crowd funded audit reportedly leading effort

In the wake of the sudden demise of personal encryption tool TrueCrypt, the auditing group who crowd funded an audit of the package may be bringing it back from the grave. Audit group founder and Johns Hopkins professor Matthew Green is reportedly attached to the program, but Green claims that "we're not going to commit to a 'fork' yet."

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Open source TrueCrypt suddenly shutters, conspiracy theories abound

05/29, 12:46pm

Encryption tool used by Edward Snowden updates to decryption only, closes

The official pages for cryptography tool TrueCrypt have suddenly changed, claiming that users shouldn't use the utility as development has ceased and it may "contain unfixed security issues." A new version of the app has been posted, removing the ability to create new encrypted volumes, but still allowing decryption of existing volumes.

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