TrueCrypt is dead, what should I use now?

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  1. Duo8
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    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    As the title says. TrueCrypt is no longer supported, so what should I use to encrypt my backups?
     
  2. Costello

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    what is your OS ? Windows ? Linux ?

    if it's Linux, I'd create a LUKS partition, with a passphrase or an external key.
    it's pretty easy, I just did it a few minutes ago actually.
     
  3. Duo8
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    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    I'm using Windows.
     
  4. yusuo

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    I use AxCrypt on Windows its good, free and integrates into windows within the right click menu.
     
  5. Flame

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    i dont believe in conspiracy theories..


    but all of a sudden...something is fishy... did NSA have something to do with this.
     
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    Duo8 I don't like video games

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  8. Duo8
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    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    I just did that actually. Gonna stick with this for sometime but I'll eventually have to find something that's cross-platform.
     
  9. FAST6191

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    I thought bitlocker was only available for the big boy flavours of windows (ultimate and enterprise for 7, pro or enterprise for 8).
     
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    my dad works for nintendo.
    doesn't bitlocker have backdoors for MS$?
     
  11. Duo8
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    Duo8 I don't like video games

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    That's true.
    But who pay for Windows anyway? :P
     
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    Trucrypt is no longer supported.... ok I get that. But is it going to stop working overnight? Or is there some reason to believe it's not as secure as everybody previously thought??
     
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    Stop downloading illegal porno.

    In all seriousness, just get an old version of Truecrypt.
    Nothing that stops you from using it.
     
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    better look at https://truecrypt.ch/ it's not really progressing but that's because they are new to the source code it seeems
     
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