The TrueCrypt release team has issued the first update to version 7.0 of its open source, cross platform, disk encryption tool. According to the developers, TrueCrypt 7.0a is a maintenance release that includes a workaround for an issue in some custom, non-Microsoft storage device controller drivers on Windows systems (Vista, 7, 2008, 2008 R2) that can cause a system to crash when entering hibernation on TrueCrypt-encrypted operating systems. Additionally, the update includes a number of minor improvements and bug fixes across all platforms. The developers advise all users to upgrade.
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