[Slackbuilds-users] Truecrypt SlackBuild

Donald Cooley chytraeu at sdf.org
Mon Jul 31 16:52:55 UTC 2017

On July 31, 2017 9:02:50 AM CDT, Ed Ender <skaendo at excite.com> wrote:
>I would like to recommend that TrueCrypt be removed from SBo.
>It has not been maintained since 5/2014, even their website
>(http://www.truecrypt.org/) says that it should not be considered
>secure, and they suggest that Windows users to switch to BitLocker. 
>The only viable replacement as far as I know is VeraCrypt (available on
>SBo) that has been forked from TrueCrypt, and is actively maintained.
>Many vulnerabilities have been found and fixed since it was forked.
>VeraCrypt also supports mounting TrueCrypt volumes according to the
>FAQ's, so there *should be* no issues migrating.
>I have cc'd this to the TrueCrypt SlackBuild maintainer.
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As the maintainer of Truecrypt I have no objection to its removal
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