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Old 08-20-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
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is TrueCrypt the only way to have a hidden OS?


With TrueCrypt you can create a hidden partition and place a full OS in there that is "undetectable"

http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/hidden-operating-system

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A hidden operating system is a system (for example, Windows 7 or Windows XP) that is installed in a hidden TrueCrypt volume. It should be impossible to prove that a hidden TrueCrypt volume exists (provided that certain guidelines are followed; for more information, see the section Hidden Volume) and, therefore, it should be impossible to prove that a hidden operating system exists.
are there any FOSS tools out there built into Linux that would allow this without the use of TrueCrypt? Not that I dont trust TrueCrypt, on the contrary I do, just wondering if there are other/better solutions out there.
 
Old 08-20-2013, 08:51 PM   #2
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If you have your /boot partition on a different storage device (for example an USB stick) it should be pretty easy to use an unpartitioned disk as container for an encrypted filesystem. In that case the same things that apply to hidden Truecrypt containers should also apply to non-existent partitions on a disk that seems to be filled with random data.
 
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unpartitioned disk? looks like i have much more reading to do. thanks tobi.
 
  


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