WhatIs definition: TrueCrypt
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    WhatIs definition: TrueCrypt

    WhatIs definition: TrueCrypt

    TrueCrypt is a cross-platform open source program for file and full disk encryption (FDE).


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  • TrueCrypt

    TrueCrypt is a cross-platform open source program for file and full disk encryption (FDE).

Disk Encryption and File Encryption

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