CryptoTestament is a new external USB drive, designed for storing encrypted information. Fans gather funds to start development at the site Kickstarter, planning to get 30 000 dollars per month. The gadget will be available in 8 GB, 16 GB and 32 GB of storage and uses the same certification as the NSA and other government agencies. The authors of the project explained how they see the practical application of your project and whether such a degree of data protection.
CryptoTestament will reduce the gap between the laws that guarantee access to digital information and the privacy laws that prohibit this access after the death of a family member, so that the digital heritage, such as passwords, important files and cryptocurrency can be easily recovered by the heirs.
In addition, the developers mentioned that according to Intel Security, the average modern person has more than 27 passwords, of which one is forgotten each week. CryptoTestament uses AES-256 encryption with managed console, which unlocks the device after a person’s death. The AES-256 full data protection against password-cracking and virus attacks.