Posts Tagged ‘crypto’

Five Best File Encryption Tools

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

GNU Privacy Guard v VeraCrypt – use w/ dropbox ? ease of install ?

“VeraCrypt (Windows/OS X/Linux)

VeraCrypt is a fork of and a successor to TrueCrypt, which ceased development last year (more on them later.) The development team claims they’ve addressed some of the issues that were raised during TrueCrypt’s initial security audit, and like the original, it’s free, with versions available for Windows, OS X, and Linux. If you’re looking for a file encryption tool that works like and reminds you of TrueCrypt but isn’t exactly TrueCrypt, this is it. VeraCrypt supports AES (the most commonly used), TwoFish, and Serpent encryption ciphers, supports the creation of hidden, encrypted volumes within other volumes. Its code is available to review, although it’s not strictly open source (because so much of its codebase came from TrueCrypt.) The tool is also under constant development, with regular security updates and an independent audit in the planning stages (according to the developers.)”


Trends in Steganography | March 2014 | Communications of the ACM

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Trends in #Steganography From the ancient art of invisible ink to hiding messages in JPEGs & network protocols

David Deutsch and Quantum Computing : The New Yorker

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Dream Machine: Explains how many-worlds interpretation gives a #quantumcomputer more “ops” than atoms in universe

Robert Schoelkopf at Yale