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High Security Disk Encryption

VeraCrypt is a free disk encryption software brought to you by IDRIX and that is based on TrueCrypt.

VeraCrypt adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force attacks.
It also solves many vulnerabilities and security issues found in TrueCrypt. In the following link, you'll find a list of major enhancements and corrections : https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/discussions/569777#PostContent_1313325

This enhanced security adds some delay only to the opening of encrypted partitions without any performance impact to the application use phase. This is acceptable to the legitimate owner but it makes it much more harder for an attacker to gain access to the encrypted data.

Starting from version 1.0f, VeraCrypt can load TrueCrypt volume. It also offers the possibility to convert TrueCrypt containers and non-system partitions to VeraCrypt format.

VeraCrypt source code and binaries are available at SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/veracrypt/) and CodePlex (https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/).

All VeraCrypt released files are PGP signed with a key available on the following link : https://www.idrix.fr/VeraCrypt/VeraCrypt_PGP_public_key.asc.
It's also available on major key servers using ID=0x54DDD393.
Please check that its fingerprint is 993B7D7E8E413809828F0F29EB559C7C54DDD393.

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