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Veracrypt security issues

Multiple news sources are reporting issues with TrueCrypt replacement VeraCrypt, a UEFI application. Quoting The Register:

[…] Quarkslab senior security researcher Jean-Baptiste Bédrune and senior cryptographer Marion Videau crawled through the VeraCrypt codebase, focussing on version 1.18 of the platform and the DCS EFI Bootloader 1.18 (UEFI), examining new security features introduced since the April 2015 security audit of TrueCrypt. They report boot passwords in UEFI mode and code length in legacy mode could be retrieved by attackers.[…]

http://www.pcworld.com/article/3132368/critical-flaws-found-in-open-source-encryption-software-veracrypt.html

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/10/18/veracrypt_audit/

The VeraCrypt Audit Results

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