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by Petraco
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Does an encrypted file show the same number of bytes?
Replies: 5
Views: 1452

Re: Does an encrypted file show the same number of bytes?

Yes, this issue has nothing to do with the security of AES Crypt in encrypting the contents of files, but is about file identification after encyption. On the basis of what you have explained above, are the following steps valid? Purpose: to securely conceal the number of bytes in an ecrypted file. ...
by Petraco
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Does an encrypted file show the same number of bytes?
Replies: 5
Views: 1452

Re: Does an encrypted file show the same number of bytes?

Thank you for your comprehensive answer to my question. It is extremely helpful. Eavesdroppers who have access to the Internet giants’ email and cloud systems could have many purposes for wanting to know who was sending a known file to whom. And as you say, they could do that even though the file it...
by Petraco
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: AES Crypt
Topic: Does an encrypted file show the same number of bytes?
Replies: 5
Views: 1452

Does an encrypted file show the same number of bytes?

Every file has a almost a unique number of bytes. If I encrypt a file with AES Crypt, is the number of bytes in the original file detectable from the encrypted file? My worry is this: an eavesdropper may not know the content of my encrypted file, but if s/he already has a copy of the file, s/he may ...