Projects / bcrypt


bcrypt is a blowfish file encryption utility which aims for cross-platform portability. In addition to providing 448-bit encryption, bcrypt overwrites input files with random garbage before deletion in order to make low-level data recovery much more difficult.

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Recent releases

  •  13 Sep 2002 10:10

    Release Notes: This release adds support for a large number of new operating systems including 64-bit systems which were previously unsupported, and a native Win32 port. Additionally, encryption and decryption speed for large files is dramatically increased and memory usage is more efficient. There were also a couple of minor bugfixes for bugs that slipped out in 1.0.

    •  08 Sep 2002 03:18

      Release Notes: Bcrypt now supports zlib compression, binary compatibility of encrypted files generated on both big- and little-endian systems, and secure deletion of files by overwriting them with random data before unlinking.


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