VeraCrypt Rises from the Ashes of TrueCrypt

Good news – there’s probably no need to stop using TrueCrypt.  Not only should it keep its status as the top encryption software for the general user, if not for business purposes, but in spite of the fact that the developers have apparently shut down the project, it continues – same code, different name. There has been much wild speculation recently about the sudden and apparently suspicious demise of TrueCrypt, including some interesting conspiracy theories.  The closure of the project was all the more unexpected because an initial audit of the code has recently been completed (“iSEC Completes TrueCrypt Audit“) … Continue reading