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file deletion after x number of tries during password authentication process

Topics: Feature Requests
Mar 24, 2016 at 2:04 AM
When Veracrypt asks for the password during bootup (full disk encryption ) is there a way to have an option to allow for file deletion or to destroy the data on the disk after x number of invalid password attempts. Or to delete/destroy data after a certain time period has passed, let's say 1 week after no correct password entered??
Mar 24, 2016 at 7:44 AM
Deleting after a period of time is too easily going to be a problem if the date/time of the machine is wrong, perhaps the battery for the CMOS is dead.

If it could be guaranteed that the user has a valid recovery ISO, then destroying the key should be all that is needed as that can be recovered if required and if not, the ISO can perhaps "never be found".