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TrueCrypt Project Goes Bust

The TrueCrypt project is hosted on the SourceForge open-source code repository, which posted an ominous warning May 28:"Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues."

The project is now recommending that users migrate away from TrueCrypt to other disk-encryption technologies. Frankly, I'm not too surprised. TrueCrypt was recently audited in a report by iSec Partners, and although the report did not find any obvious large security issues, it wasn't exactly favorable, either.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
TrueCrypt Open-Source Disk-Encryption Project Shuts Down -

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.