Re: SafeBoot BROKEN (and instantly withdrawn)

From: Simon Hunt (nospam_at_never.com)
Date: 08/10/04

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    better order some more tin foil William :-)

    "William" <scn4jd@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:b15a5e23.0408082004.1d73422@posting.google.com...
    > SAFEBOOT SOLO WOULD BE PERFECT IF IT WAS OPEN SOURCE AND NOT
    > BACKDOORED
    >
    >
    > SafeBoot has flaws. These flaws are not unique to safeboot. All closed
    > source encryption products generally have the exact same flaws that
    > exist in SafeBoot.
    >
    >
    > The only flaws in SafeBoot are the backdoors. SafeBoot would be
    > perfect
    > if SafeBoot was open source and not backdoored.
    >
    >
    > Here you can read about how to close 2 of the backdoors in SafeBoot
    >
    >
    http://groups.google.com/groups?dq=&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&frame=right&th=d78abf6ac804d963&seekm=bvlnk3%24p91%241%248300dec7%40news.demon.co.uk
    >
    > http://tinyurl.com/yphnq
    >
    >
    > SafeBoot unfortunately contains multiple backup backdoors.
    >
    > The company was actually making more money by accessing the data on
    > safeboot "encrypted" computers than from the selling of the safeboot
    > and safeboot solo programs. If cops 'n' robbers seized a safeboot
    > "encrypted" computer, all they had to do was bring it to the CBI
    > company who would decrypt it for them when they paid the price the
    > company refered to as "current rates".
    >
    >
    > As was eventually inevitable, these other backup backdoors became
    > known
    > to the cracking hacker groups. Now no cops 'n' robbers would bring a
    > safeboot "encrypted" computer to CBI to have it decrypted because CBI
    > would make them pay their "current rates". All the cops 'n' robbers
    > started going to the crackers because they were decrypting the
    > safeboot
    > "encrypted" computers for a fraction of the price CBI were charging.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Sadly, it is true to say the pedlars of closed source encryption
    > programs are liars.
    >
    > In this thread http://tinyurl.com/yphnq
    >
    >
    http://groups.google.com/groups?dq=&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&frame=right&th=d78abf6ac804d963&seekm=bvlnk3%24p91%241%248300dec7%40news.demon.co.uk
    >
    > Simple Simon says, "As for why the SDB file grows - well in early
    > versions of Solo it was because it was storing logon audit - the last
    > version doesn't bother (and does not grow)."
    >
    > This is an incredibly arrogant lie because everyone, including those
    > called "the uneducated masses" by simon in this here thread, can
    > easily
    > see the sdb file does indeed grow larger and larger each time the
    > computer is booted unless the directions in this thread are applied
    >
    >
    http://groups.google.com/groups?dq=&hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&frame=right&th=d78abf6ac804d963&seekm=bvlnk3%24p91%241%248300dec7%40news.demon.co.uk
    >
    > http://tinyurl.com/yphnq
    >
    >
    > In the midst of all this it must be remembered, safeboot solo is the
    > best of all the closed source backdoored programs for full disk
    > encryption of any pc.
    >
    >
    >
    > SAFEBOOT SOLO WOULD BE PERFECT IF IT WAS NOT BACKDOORED
    >
    >
    >
    > SafeBoot Solo is much better than DriveCrypt Plus Pack because
    > SafeBoot
    > Solo works on all windows computers all of the time. DriveCrypt Plus
    > Pack only works on some windows computers like nt, 2000 & xp some of
    > the time.
    >
    > The makers of SafeBoot Solo and the makers of DriveCrypt Plus Pack
    > both
    > have knowledge of encryption but the makers of SafeBoot Solo know the
    > windows operating systems and the makers of DriveCrypt Plus Pack are
    > lacking in knowledge of the windows operating systems.
    >
    >
    > TrueCrypt is not much good either. Even simple simon's "uneducated
    > masses" can see TrueCrypt is not much good because the latest greatest
    > version of TrueCrypt does not work on all the windows operating
    > systems. TrueCrypt is another one of those programs that only work on
    > some windows operating systems some of the time. The makers of
    > TrueCrypt know encryption but do not know the windows operating
    > systems.
    >
    >
    >
    > Remember, the only virtual drive container file encryption that can be
    > advised is PGPdisk because PGPdisk is open source and not backdoored.
    > PGPdisk works all of the time on all the windows operating systems
    > because the makers of PGPdisk have knowledge of both the encryption
    > and
    > the windows operating systems.
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > Simple Simon lies to us because of his incredible arrogance but the
    > poor unfortunate Shaun Aman Hollingworth is very different case.
    >
    > First it is honor where honor is due. E4M is a much better program
    > than
    > scramdisk. E4M has served so many so long and so well. E4M worked on
    > all the windows operating systems when it was released but scramdisk
    > did not. Everyone was thankful for scramdisk and even more thankful
    > for
    > E4M.
    >
    >
    > Aman here says, "As for a back door, I SWEAR ON THE LIVES OF MY
    > FAMILY
    > there is NO BACK DOOR "or something" IN ANY VERSION OF DRIVECRYPT OR
    > DCPP."
    >
    >
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=403f7ed2.173658375%40news-text.dsl.pipex.com&output=gplain
    > http://tinyurl.com/56yyr
    >
    http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=403f7ed2.173658375%40news-text.dsl.pipex.com&output
    > http://tinyurl.com/68cyd
    >
    >
    > When a man starts swearing on the lives of his wife and children he is
    > always lying and under so much pressure to lie to you he would do
    > anything to be a man again. Ask in your neighborhood barracks, ask
    > anyone who knows anything about interrogation, they will all tell you
    > When a man starts swearing on the lives of his wife and children he is
    > always lying and under so much pressure to lie to you he would do
    > anything to be a man again.
    >
    >
    >
    > Remember, for virtual drive container file encryption
    > Scramdisk is perfect for windows 9x.
    > E4M is perfect for windows 9x, me, nt and 2000.
    > PGPdisk is perfect for windows 9x, me, nt, 2000 and xp.
    >
    >
    > Remember, for full disk encryption
    >
    > SAFEBOOT SOLO WOULD BE PERFECT IF IT WAS OPEN SOURCE AND NOT
    > BACKDOORED


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