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Cryptoloop does the hokey-cokey?

Cryptoloop does the hokey-cokey?

Posted Jul 29, 2004 9:37 UTC (Thu) by james (subscriber, #1325)
In reply to: Cryptoloop does the hokey-cokey? by nix
Parent article: Another look at the new development model

As I understand it, the replacement is dm-crypt: doing cryptography through DM.

The old cryptoloop support is allegedly "buggy, unmaintained, and reportedly has mutliple [sic] security weaknesses," and the kernel crew feel that vulnerable encrypted filesystem support is worse than no support at all: at least if there's no support, people know their data is vulnerable...

James.


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