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Encryption is the process of transforming plaintext using a cipher to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing the key.

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No, encoding is not the same thing as encryption. "Would it be the same if i just encrypt it via AES and then decrypt it before executing." No, the ciphertext on the wire and at rest is less … encryption for shellcode obfuscation?" Encoding is less computation but less secure. Encryption is more secure and more computation. You also have the problem of key escrow and if not done right, is …
answered Dec 13 '18 by thepip3r
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Your mindset is backwards. In a hypervisor scenario where you want to use both the host and guest(s) as usable machines, the most secured 'machine' must be the host. To try and drive this point ho …
answered Dec 18 '18 by thepip3r
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All of the comments assume a brute force attack against the encrypted file. In cryptography, however, this is far from the only attack to consider. As an example, AES-256 is generally considered ' …
answered Dec 13 '18 by thepip3r
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encryption or whole-disk encryption protects your drive if it is physically stolen. Then an attacker would have to have your key to unlock the drive and read the contents. While your machine is …
answered Dec 17 '18 by thepip3r