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Is TrueCrypt robust against data corruption?

Is TrueCrypt robust against data corruption?

I would expect a TrueCrypt volume to be fragile when it suffers from data corruption. This could happen for example because the hard disk, CD or DVD start to deteriorate, or when an USB stick is unplugged while a write is in progress.

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Guest [Entry]

"Encrypted backups do have their drawbacks. In case the backup media becomes corrupted, you may lose everything whereas chances are much better to retrieve unencrypted backups (at least partially) from a damaged disk.

In any case, only one set of backups is insufficient. And if applicable, maintain an unencrypted backup in a safe location (e.g. a bank vault). Security comes at a price."
Guest [Entry]

I've lost 500 GB of data that was device encrypted. I tried everything; CHKDSK is useless when you can't mount the disk.
Guest [Entry]

It's pretty good I have it running on a thumb drive that takes a lot of abuse and keeps on ticking. Of course always back up your data on site and off using something like Amazon S3/Mozy/etc. RAID is nice for hard drive failure but not for back ups.