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Encryption Tool Endorsed By Snowden Abruptly Shuts Down

• Forbes
On Wednesday afternoon, the official website for the TrueCrypt encryption software — which allows users to encrypt hard drives and sensitive files — was updated to say that it is no longer safe to use. While the website does not provide additional details about potential security issues, it does state that development of the decade-old tool ended this month after Microsoft terminated support for Windows XP. The very top of the website now reads “WARNING: Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues,” followed by instructions on how to migrate from TrueCrypt to BitLocker, Microsoft’s built-in full disk encryption solution.....

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