Ultimate TrueCrypt Guide : Create And Mount Virtual Encrpyted Partitions

Ever felt the need to keep your secret stuff or some confidential data away from prying eyes.
Well here is a excellent solution to hide your confidential files in a virtual encrypted partition.

Software Requirement

True Crypt
TrueCrypt is an open-source encryption software that enables you to
create a virtual encrypted disk within a file and mount it as a virtual disk,
that can be accessed via a drive letter. Any file that is stored on this
virtual drive is automatically encrypted on-the-fly, and can only be
accessed while the drive is mounted with the correct password or key.

TrueCrypt supports a variety of encryption algorithms including

  1. AES-256
  2. Blowfish (448-bit key)
  3. CAST5
  4. Serpent
  5. Triple DES
  6. Twofish

Other features include support for FAT32 or NTFS formatting, hidden volumes, hotkeys for mounting/dismounting and more.

Download : TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows Vista/XP/2000 and Linux – Downloads

True Crypt is available for Linux and Windows both and is a FREEWARE.

Read Complete Guide Here

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