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a project that he has been working on the last couple of months that is of interest to those still using Windows.
DoxBox: Open-Source disk encryption for Windows. Think Truecrypt++
- Easy to use, with a 'wizard' for creating new 'DoxBoxes'.
- Full transparent encryption, DoxBoxes appear as removable disks in Windows Explorer.
- Explorer mode lets you access DoxBoxes when you don't have admin permissions.
- Compatible with Linux encryption, Cryptoloop "losetup", dm-crypt, and LUKS. Linux shell scripts support deniable encryption on Linux.
- Supports smartcards and security tokens.
- Encrypted DoxBoxes can be a file, a partition, or a whole disk.
- Opens legacy volumes created with FreeOTFE
- Runs on Windows Vista onwards (see note below for 64 bit versions).
- Supports numerous hash (including SHA-512, RIPEMD-320, Tiger) and encryption algorithms (Including AES, Twofish, and Serpent) in several modes (CBC, LRW, and XTS), giving more options than any other disk encryption software.
- Optional 'key files' let you use a thumb-drive as a key.
- Portable mode doesn't need to be installed and leaves little trace on 3rd party PCs (administrator rights needed).
- Deniable encryption protects you from 'rubber hose cryptography'.
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