what encryption algorithm does winrar use

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  1. garry35

    garry35 Registered Member

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    what encryption method does winrar use to password protect archives, is it a standard or propietary method and how secure is it compared to other methods (assuming it uses a standard algorithm). ?

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    So, unbreakable for all intents and purposes.

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  3. moontan

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    7-Zip is open source and does AES-256 bits.

    a good cross-platform solution is Truecrypt/Realcrypt
     
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