TrueCrypt not as deniable as thought

It may not be possible after all to conceal the existence of a sensitive file on a machine. BT security expert Bruce Schneier and a group of researchers have hacked an ultra-paranoid feature in the TrueCrypt open-source disk encryption tool that lets users hide secret files from detection by attackers or others. This “deniability” feature is a sort of extreme file-protection function that first encrypts the file and then hides it within an encrypted area on the disk drive like an invisibility cloak…

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