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by Tom
Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Several AES Crypt Questions?
Replies: 4
Views: 4443

Re: Several AES Crypt Questions?

Thanks for your answers to my questions. I am now considering using Apple's "File Vault" to encrypt my hard drive. That will satisfy my interest in encrypting my local files. I will use AES for files "in-flight". I also want to find a solution for securely "cleaning" my free space. Apple use to have...
by Tom
Tue Jan 26, 2016 8:15 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Several AES Crypt Questions?
Replies: 4
Views: 4443

Re: Several AES Crypt Questions?

Thanks. The first part of the reply is disappointing. If I can't securely erase an original unencrypted file, then encrypting it doesn't make a lot of sense, I must be missing something. Help please. I'm happy w/ the second part of the reply. If I understand correctly, any length password will resol...
by Tom
Mon Jan 25, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Several AES Crypt Questions?
Replies: 4
Views: 4443

Several AES Crypt Questions?

Hi, I downloaded AES for Mac yesterday and all went well. I tested AES on one file and the process is very straightforward, easy and fast. A few questions: 1. What is the best way to completely erase a file image from the hard drive (no recoverable hard drive image, no image in trash) after it has b...