Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 31st May 2014 00:12 UTC, submitted by teo
Privacy, Security, Encryption

Over the past 24 hours the website for TrueCrypt (a very widely used encryption solution) was updated with a rather unusually styled message stating that TrueCrypt is "considered harmful" and should not be used.

Very odd story. Lots of little red flags going up all over the place.

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Deliberate move to safer soil?
by shakeshuck on Sat 31st May 2014 22:43 UTC
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Reading between the lines (and making things up as I go along), does a move to Switzerland not suggest they are moving away from external influence to somewhere more respectful of privacy?

Of course I could point out that the Swiss' record has not been impeccable in this respect in recent times...?

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