Files are encrypted using the cryptography standard 3DES in CBC-Mode using a time dependant uniquely chosen initial vector IV. The content of the file is encrypted together with a secure hash, therefore detection of possible changes of the cipher is ensured.
This command line utility may be combined with other utilities like TAR and GZIP and customized with shell or Perl scripts. The encrypted files may be sent using any e-mail software or other protocol like FTP together with the executable file D3DES.
Create an encrypted disk with software that comes on your Mac view it
Create a secret, hidden virtual drive on your computer with Truecrypt view it
UAC or User Account Control is much improved in Windows 7 view it
Windows 7 Backup and Restore helps protect your data and makes it easy to do backups and restore from backups view it
The Windows Firewall has been much improved to keep your PC safe from intruders view it
Windows Defender keeps you safe from spyware view it
BitLocker in Windows 7 makes it easy to encrypt and protect your sensitive data. view it