Re: Looking for Good Encrytion Software
Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 19:44:48 -0400
> GeorgeD posted:
>>It is alleged that crosscrypt volumes are accessible from Linux. I have
>>not been successful in doing that though.
> Thanks allot.
> If I were to ask for the best Software, even if it only works with Windows,
> what would it be?
I think the winner is Truecrypt. It is a polished product, has a fine
pedigree and is open source. There have not been any negative reports.
There are some legal problems between it and the DriveCrypt folks.
The maximum container size is 2 GB.
I use Truecrypt for encrypting partitions and have had no problems.
There is a simple trick (which I can’t remember at the moment) for
making the encrypted partition disappear from Window Explorer. For
containers I use Safeboot Vdisk (cost money) for historical reasons, but
have tested Truecrypt and encountered no problems (Win 95, Win98SE and
The advantage of CrossCrypt is the potential (unrealized for me) of
being compatible is Linux. It is based on filedisk by Bo Brantén.
Sarah Dean wrote a GUI for it.
This is all discussed in alt.security.scramdisk.
- Fwd: Lightweight portable encryption
... One can still use it under Linux, but to create/alter/etc the TrueCrypt ... mounting such file systems. ... Private material property is theft. ...
- Re: Installing EncFS on SUSE 10.0
... Yes and you need to know that size upfront. ... user, rather than root. ... looks as if it is a Windows program that also works under Linux a bit. ... truecrypt: Administrator privileges required ...
- Re: =?iso-8859-15?Q?Verschl=FCsselung?= von Partitionen mit Truecrypt - Dualboot
... fuer Windows Truecrypt und fuer Linux ist LUKS eigentlich ... Auch wenn Truecrypt unter Linux laeuft, ... kann Truecrypt nur unter Windows die Systempartition verschluesseln. ...
- Re: U.S. Seeks to Force Suspect to Reveal Password to Computer Files
... Open source operating systems like Linux ... There is however one way to use Truecrypt safely, use it on a live CD, I know Incognito live CD and GRML live CD include Truecrypt, that should leave no tracks on the OS, then you encrypt an whole external hard disk. ... Of course doing your internet life on a live CD has downsides regarding usability. ...
- Re: Disk encryption tools...?
... > positive recommendation of CrossCrypt. ... > give potential downloaders of CrossCrypt such a biased information and ... Like most softwares, TrueCrypt, CrossCrypt, FreeOTFE have to release several ... http://www.winterminator.fr.st http://www.gnupgwin.fr.st (GnuPG pour Windows) Adresse e-mail invalide; ...