New VeraCrypt Version Released

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    VeraCrypt v1.24 Update 8 Released (November 28, 2020)
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    Fix the VeraCrypt "Automatic Repair" issue on Windows
    July 14, 2021
    https://www.ghacks.net/2021/07/14/fix-the-veracrypt-automatic-repair-issue-on-windows/
     
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    VeraCrypt 1.24 Update 9 Beta Released (August 7, 2021)
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    1.24 Update 9 BETA released August 7, 2021
    • All OSes:
      • Speed optimization of Streebog.
      • Update translations.
    • Windows:
      • Add support for Windows on ARM64 (e.g. Microsoft Surface Pro X) but system encryption not yet supported.
      • Add MSI installer for silent mode deployment (ACCEPTLICENSE=YES must be set in msiexec command line).
      • Reduce time of mount when PRF auto-detection is selected.
      • Replace insecure wcscpy/wcscat/strcpy runtime functions with secure equivalents.
      • Fix failure to load local HTML documentation if application running with administrative privileges
      • Fix freeze when password dialog displayed in secure desktop and try to access token keyfiles protected by PIN
      • Fix failure to launch keyfile generator in secure desktop mode
      • Block Windows from resizing system partition if it is encrypted
      • Add keyboard shortcut to "TrueCrypt mode" in the mount dialog.
    • Linux:
      • Add UI language support using installed XML files. Language is automatically detected using "LANG" environment variable
      • Compatiblity with with pam_tmpdir.
    • FreeBSD:
      • Make system devices work under FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD:
      • Add basic support of OpenBSD
     
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    VeraCrypt 1.25 RC1 Released (September 5, 2021)
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    Release Notes
    Changes between 1.24-Update8 and 1.25-RC1 (5 September 2021) :
    • All OSes:
      • Speed optimization of Streebog.
      • Update translations.
    • Windows:
      • Add support for Windows on ARM64 (e.g. Microsoft Surface Pro X) but system encryption not yet supported.
      • Add MSI installer for silent mode deployment (ACCEPTLICENSE=YES must be set in msiexec command line).
      • For now, MSI installer cannot be used if system partition is encrypted with VeraCrypt
      • Drop support of Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. Windows 8 is now the minimum supported Windows version.
      • Reduce time of mount when PRF auto-detection is selected.
      • Fix potential memory corruption in driver caused by integer overflow in IOCTL_STORAGE_MANAGE_DATA_SET_ATTRIBUTES (reported by Ilja van Sprundel).
      • Replace insecure wcscpy/wcscat/strcpy runtime functions with secure equivalents.
      • EFI Bootloader:
      • Fix memory leak in some cases caused by wrong check of pointer for calling MEM_FREE
      • Clear bootParams variable that may contain sensitive information when halting the system in case of fatal error
      • Add option "KeyboardInputDelay" in DcsProp to control the minimum delay supported between two key strokes
      • Fix failure to load local HTML documentation if application running with administrative privileges
      • Fix freeze when password dialog displayed in secure desktop and try to access token keyfiles protected by PIN
      • Fix failure to launch keyfile generator in secure desktop mode
      • Block Windows from resizing system partition if it is encrypted
      • Add keyboard shortcut to "TrueCrypt mode" in the mount dialog.
    • MacOSX:
      • Native support of Apple Silicon M1.
      • Drop official support of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
      • Add UI language support using installed XML files. Language is automatically detected using "LANG" environment variable.
    • Linux:
      • Add UI language support using installed XML files. Language is automatically detected using "LANG" environment variable
      • Compatiblity with with pam_tmpdir.
      • Display icon in notification area on Ubuntu 18.04 and newer (contibuted by https://unit193.net/).
    • FreeBSD:
      • Make system devices work under FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD:
      • Add basic support of OpenBSD
     
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