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T r u e C r y p t

Posted by Parth Barot on January 11, 2006

Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows XP/2000/2003 and Linux
Main Features:

* Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk.

* Encrypts an entire hard disk partition or a device, such as USB flash drive.

* Encryption is automatic, real-time (on-the-fly) and transparent.

* Provides two levels of plausible deniability, in case an adversary forces you to reveal the password:

1) Hidden volume (steganography – more information may be found here).

2) No TrueCrypt volume can be identified (volumes cannot be distinguished from random data).

* Encryption algorithms: AES-256, Blowfish (448-bit key), CAST5, Serpent, Triple DES, and Twofish.
Mode of operation: LRW (CBC supported as legacy).

* Based on Encryption for the Masses (E4M) 2.02a, conceived in 1997.

More @ Truecrypt

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One Response to “T r u e C r y p t”

  1. Davis said

    I\’m always amazed that people will actually choose to sit in front of the television and just be savaged by stuff that belittles their intelligence.

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