TrueCrypt: open-source disk encryption

TrueCrypt is free open-source disk encryption software for Windows Vista/XP, Mac OS X, and Linux
Main Features:

  • Creates a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mounts it as a real disk.
  • Encrypts an entire partition or storage device such as USB flash drive or hard drive.
  • Encrypts a partition or drive where Windows is installed (pre-boot authentication).
  • 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.
  • Encryption algorithms: AES-256, Serpent, and Twofish. Mode of operation: XTS.

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