You have a zip file that you created with 7z to password-protect it with AES 128. Can a smart adversary extract the data only through brute force, or is the file vulnerable to other attacks - such as, ...
Following my answer. If I can list contents of a password-protected ZIP file, check the file types of each stored file and even replace it with another one, without actually knowing the password, then ...
Is storing an encrypted zip file to an insecure cloud service an admissible way of securing privacy?
Consider the following scenario: I use a cloud service that is not considered secure (meaning no encryption whatsoever) i.e. Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive etc. In my account I have a .zip or .7z ...