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TrueCrypt review

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Price = Free

The ultimate freeware encryption program to protect data on USB drives, laptops or removable media. If you aren't running Windows 7, TrueCrypt may be exactly what you need.


Free, Ability to create virtual encrypted drive


Does not integrate with Windows server policies


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Joe Z said: HorribleAll I wanted to do was create an encrypted USB Flash Drive 25 count em tries later requiring multiple reboots and reformats I succeeded twice at creating an encrypted USB device When I tried to do it a 3rd time I wasam unable to replicate the process This app is sht

Michael Young said: The law is split among Federal Court districts right now and has not yet reached the level of the Supreme Court So literally refusal to decrypt is OK in part of the country and will get you jailed for contempt in other parts of the US

sabrina D said: As its a open source application too but i am not that much satisified with truecrypt

Paulb said: It is a criminal offence to supply encryption technology in the US that the US governmentagencies cannot decrypt If they can do it so can anyone else determined enough to do so These systems are valid only for keeping the wife and kids out of your porncollection They serve no valid business use whatsoever and just give a false senseof security - which is worse than none at all

ed said: For example users worried about forgetting their passkeys can create rescue media that will grant them access to an encrypted volume if needed This is quite incorrect as the rescue disk only works for restoring the header of a damaged volume but you still have to know the correct password its not stored in the rescue disk

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