I do this to encrypt a single file: openssl aes-256-cbc -a -salt -in file.txt -out file.enc and then type in some regular plaintext password. I do not understand how -salt enhances the security of ...
Im interested in knowing how and where openssl inserts the generated salt on an AES encrypted data. Why? Im encrypting data in Java classes and need to guarantee that i can use openssl to decrypt them ...