Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Where to get a legit or non-tampered version TrueCrypt

Posted on 2016-10-06
4
Medium Priority
?
141 Views
Last Modified: 2016-10-07
We were reading up on TrueCrypt issue regarding it’s end-of-life or no-longer-available version and found a link within the reads that seems legit download link (from grc site).  We have no knowledge of grc or its developers, can EE recommend a link we can download the actual TrueCrypt last working version 7.1a? (or if the link we provided above is an actual good download link)

Note, we have. Series of volumes in a backup drives that are TC but one our computers have been damages and until now couldn't bring up.
0
Comment
Question by:rayluvs
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 57

Assisted Solution

by:McKnife
McKnife earned 1000 total points
ID: 41832047
IIRC, you can use veracrypt to mount truecrypt drives. Read their FAQ, please. Would be recommendable, because veracrypt is a maintained project.
0
 
LVL 65

Accepted Solution

by:
btan earned 1000 total points
ID: 41832206
Agree with McKnife, instead use Veracrypt which is equivalent capable just that the TC container will not be interoperable and need to be exported out of the files and then create the VC container to import those files. The VC also has list of hash to ascertain its assured legit executable. See  
https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=Downloads

Also there is review on VC that shared a leveled up security checks done
VeraCrypt not only enhances security over the original TrueCrypt through an increased iterations count, but it also solves all the serious security issues and weaknesses discovered so far in the source code. A good list of these weaknesses can be found in the https://opencryptoaudit.org/reports/iSec_Final_Open_Crypto_Audit_Project_TrueCrypt_Security_Assessment.pdf

We have documented these security changes in the git commits. The important ones start with "Windows vulnerability fix" and "Static Code Analysis".
https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/discussions/569777
0
 

Author Comment

by:rayluvs
ID: 41832309
Ok will go.
0
 

Author Comment

by:rayluvs
ID: 41833940
Thank you both.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Ransomware, the malware that locks down its victim’s files until they pay up, has always been a frustrating issue to deal with. However, a recent mobile ransomware will make the issue a little more personal… by sharing the victim’s mobile browsing h…
Securing your business data in current era should be your biggest priority. Numerous people are unaware of the fact that insiders commit more than 60 percent of security breaches. You need to figure out the underlying cause and invoke your potential…
Sending a Secure fax is easy with eFax Corporate (http://www.enterprise.efax.com). First, Just open a new email message.  In the To field, type your recipient's fax number @efaxsend.com. You can even send a secure international fax — just include t…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

916 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question