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de·crypt

(dē-kript)
To convert encrypted electronic information to plain text.
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However tempting it may seem to pay the ransom, Trend Micro warns paying such fees does not guarantee they will actually decrypt your files.
About ApexSQL Decrypt: ApexSQL Decrypt is a SQL Server development tool that can decrypt SQL objects from multiple SQL databases, located on different SQL Servers.
Once the DEK [data encryption key] is recovered, an attacker can read and decrypt any raw disk sector, revealing decrypted user data.
The tool can decrypt the content of system and user keychains, exporting full information into an unencrypted XML file or building a plain text dictionary for using with password recovery tools.
The suspect refused to supply the passwords in time for his appearance before a federal grand jury in Florida and in response to a later court order requiring him to decrypt the hard drives, the WSJ reported.
The researchers say that they have used the so-called BioVault infrastructure to provide a safe and secure way for "Alice" and "Bill" to share biometric tokens, and so use their fingerprints, iris pattern, or other biometric to encrypt and decrypt their data without their biometrics being intercepted.
A key must be distributed to all systems that will encrypt and/or decrypt data.
0 user, the secure package decrypt by using a password.
The Caesar Cipher is an example of a symmetric key algorithm, meaning the same key is used to encrypt and decrypt the message.
Your files will be stored on Solagent's server, where you can retrieve and decrypt them using a custom tool.
And, of course, vice versa - you use a correspondent's public key to encrypt a message before you send it and only that person can then decrypt it.
Rather than the "pernicious and draconian" bill, Cyber-Rights suggests a bill based on the US Security And Freedom through Encryption (SAFE) bill, which merely imposes a "key holder obligation to decrypt.