[Gllug] Phone scam?

Richard W.M. Jones rich at annexia.org
Wed Apr 20 19:30:04 UTC 2011

On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 01:52:25PM +0100, Steve Parker wrote:
> Speaking of which, is anybody aware of the principles behind LUKS;
> does it use any standard, peer-reviewed techniques, or its own
> "works for me" code to do its encryption? I find it convenient to
> use, but have no idea how secure (or otherwise) it might be.

The PDF document linked from this page explains the simple format
used, and the theory behind it:


AFAIK we haven't tried getting LUKS validated eg. to be FIPS


Richard Jones
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