TrueCrypt.ch: New Project, Hosted In Switzerland
It still is not really clear what happened to TrueCrypt with the official web-site still warning users against using the software; there's been no further confirmation whether it was a web-site hack, a back-door found in the software, government intervention, or other reason for shutting down the open-source project.
Fortunately, since TrueCrypt is open-source, a group of independent developers have hosted the code-base and are hosting it at TrueCrypt.ch within Switzerland. The TrueCrypt.ch site isn't yet calling their code-base a fork but are mirroring it for now along with the releases for all major platforms. The site reads, "TrueCrypt.ch is the gathering place for all up-to-date information. If TrueCrypt.org really is dead, we will try to organize a future."
Additionally, "Currently it is very unclear what really happened. Was it really just the end of a 10year effort, or was it driven by some government. While a simple defacement is more and more unlikely we still don't know where this is going. However the last 36 hours showed clearly that TrueCrypt is a fragile product and must be based on more solid ground. We start now with offering to download the Truecrypt file as is, and we hope we can organize a solid base for the Future."
The developers organizing this TrueCrypt.ch project are Thomas Bruderer and Joseph Doekbrijder.
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