[copied from the CipherShed users' mailing list]
CipherShed & TrueCrypt users:
It has been an interesting year and our community has been working on strategies for survival and improvement.
We at CipherShed have taken a very conservative approach to this, following the old adage "measure twice cut once".
We have been very busy in development, mostly on the testing and compatibility fronts, to ensure our releases are 100% safe, secure, and backwards compatible. Your patience has allowed us to create a roadmap to fix all of the iSec Open Crypto Audit findings and add new & modern features while not break support for existing TrueCrypt containers and installations.
During our development work, we have identified many more vulnerability in the TrueCrypt 7.1a source code and fixed most of them already. We have a plan which is in the spirit of what the TrueCrypt developers had in mind, a 100% rewrite of the software. While the original developers have their reasons for not wanting a fork (using the same source code base), our reason is simple. We need to address the license, we are committed to producing software under an OSI approved license.
For the adventurous we have several (pre-alpha) builds released on github, please join the developers list and tell us how you broke them, if you can!
Please post to this list for your user requests on both CipherShed and TrueCrypt and have a great 2015.
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