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Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:02:19 +0000
From: Greg Bromage <gbromage@...neta.com>
To: "fulldisclosure@...lists.org" <fulldisclosure@...lists.org>
Subject: Re: [FD] TrueCrypt 7.1 repos on GitHub - forking starting  point



On Fri, 30 May 2014 15:00:39 -0500, Brandon Perry
<bperry.volatile@...il.com> wrote:


>2) Do you trust these users to understand the codebase thoroughly enough
>and understand cryptography enough to not introduce stupid crypto bugs?
>That is a huge caveat.

It is - but it¹s also the risk you run with any open source crypto, or
kernel, or anything else. Plus anyone, no matter how familiar you are with
a codebase, can introduce stupid bugs. I speak from personal experience. :)

My guess would be that, after the audit is complete, a lot of people
(myself, and those a lot smarter than I am about crypto) will be keeping a
close eye on the diffs.

Cheers,
Greg



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