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Newly found TrueCrypt flaw allows full system compromise

2015/09/29

IDG News Service - (International) A security researcher from Google's Project Zero team discovered two vulnerabilities in TrueCrypt hard drive encryption software which could allow attackers to obtain elevated system privileges if they have access to a limited user account. VeraCrypt released patches for the vulnerabilities, and users were advised to switch products for these and other security improvements.

Source: http://www.networkworld.com/article/2987436/newly-found-truecrypt-flaw-allows-full-system-compromise.html

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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