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Is there an alternative for TrueCrypt?

TrueCrypt said it is not secure. What are alternatives?
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Formatting an external harddrive with TrueCrypt as NTFS?

I've been trying for a couple of hours to figure out how to encrypt my external harddrive with TrueCrypt. I need it to be formatted as NTFS, however TrueCrypt doesn't let me choose any other ...
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Truecrypt install fails - 3 out of 6 hunks FAILED

The first is just to show you where the installation is at this moment: n102:~ hendrikwindel$ brew info truecrypt truecrypt: stable 7.1a http://truecrypt.org/ Conflicts with: fuse4x Not ...
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Which is the best partition type for a TrueCrypt partition?

I've been using with success TrueCrypt on Mac OS X for years. My only point is what partition type should be assigned (e.g. with gdisk) to an encrypted partition. I usually assign the code 8200 (Linux ...
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Filevault or Truecrypt?

I'm currently using Filevault on Mountain Lion on one of my machines and on Mavericks on another one. Recently, I discovered Truecrypt, which does similar work to Filevault. Does anyone know what's ...
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Truecrypt error: the OSXFUSE file system is not available (255)

My truecrypt files were mounting fine until today when I tried to mount it and I got the error: the OSXFUSE file system is not available (255). The weird thing is I honestly don't know what I could ...
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Partition based TrueCrypt Volume appears as 'Connected Server' in Mavericks

I'm mounting a TrueCrypt (7.1a) Volume that's based on a partition of an external disk (MyPassport, Firewire). The Volume appears now on my desktop, although external disks are not shown on my ...
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TrueCrypt and OSX Fuse

I installed OSX Fuse via Brew, as installing it via official installer causes brew doctor to go all crazy. Mavericks, 10.9.1 I followed the instructions after the installation: brew install osxfuse ...
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TrueCrypt mount fails with cryptic error

I am trying to mount a TrueCrypt file on my Mac (OS X 10.8). When I do so I get the following error: hdiutil: attach failed - no mountable file system That is all there is. I tried running ...
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Is TrueCrypt compatible with FUSE for OS X and SSHFS?

TrueCrypt 7.1a is already installed on my MacBook with OS X 10.8.4. I plan to install OPENFUSE 2.6 and SSHFS 2.4.1, are they compatible with TrueCrypt?
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How to uninstall TrueCrypt?

How to uninstall TrueCrypt 7.1a from my Mac cleanly? The instruction on TrueCrypt website is Windows-only.
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TrueCrypt fails with fusefs kext error

After upgrading to Mountain Lion, I can't mount any volumes with TrueCrypt 7.1a anymore. After typing in the password for the volume, an error message is shown, stating that the fusefs kext can't be ...
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Encrypting sensitive data on Mac + Windows

I've been a long-time Windows user, using a utility called AxCrypt to encrypt sensitive documents which holded sensitive info (bank passwords, credit card numbers, etc). I had an encrypted Excel ...
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What's better? Truecrypt or Encrypted disk image?

I need to secure some work on my laptop and an encrypted disk image fits the bill. I don't need to hide the file (diskimage) just the contents. I like a sparse disk image since it will expand as I add ...
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Can a TrueCrypt volume be ejected (or the app quit) upon entering sleep?

Is it possible to force all TrueCrypt mounted volumes to eject when my Mac goes to sleep or to have TrueCrypt quit (causing them to unmount)? I'm looking for a little extra "easy" security when I move ...
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How can I encrypt a large external drive?

I am using a LaCie 3 TB internal drive in a Sharkoon Quickport. The dock is USB 3 and I'm on a retina MacBook Pro with Mountain Lion. The drive is encrypted with TrueCrypt. OS X won't format the ...
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Keep TrueCrypt volume mounted on ML after FUS

Does anybody know how can I prevent a TrueCrypt volume from dismounting after "fast user switching" on Mountain Lion?
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Why is FAT16 limited to read-only with TrueCrypt on Snow Leopard?

I'm experiencing a problem with TrueCrypt. The problem is described elsewhere but not resolved for me. When attempting to mount encrypted containers, the following error is generated: hdiutil: ...
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Mounting a disk as though it were an external disk

Here's the setup: We have a corporate Time Capsule (or series of them, rather) with encrypted backups in the server closet. My Mac currently backs up to that. I've just completed encrypting an ...
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MDS uses all memory

I recently upgraded to Lion which led me to install a new version of Fuse for the 64bit kernel. Today I upgraded to 10.7.1 and get the following problem. When I mount my truecrypt volume the MDS ...
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NTFS-3G unmounts NTFS partitions because it “did not receive signal in 15 seconds”—what signal?

After upgrading to Lion, NTFS-3G has been encountering problems. I uninstalled NTFS-3G and MacFUSE, reinstalled them and rebooted; but the problem still exists: After connecting an USB-disk that has ...