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I have a Veracrypt encrypted hard drive, a system drive encryption with the operating system.

The laptop is possibly compromised, which is why I can't decrypt it directly on the laptop I don't know of a way to confirm or deny if there's an evil maid attack.

I need to know if taking the hard drive out of the laptop, connecting it another machine and decrypting it like that would cause any security risk.

Thank you

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Yes, because you're connecting to the machine meaning that the machine is mounting the drive. If possible maybe use a virtual environment to access it while not allowing the virtual environment to access your files. Even then there are ways around virtual environments. Your best bet is to use a device you only plan on using once unless you're 100 percent certain that you have a controlled environment for such activity and that nothing else can be compromised.

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