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decrypt

[dē′kript]
(electronics)
To convert a crypotogram or series of electronic pulses into plain text by electronic means.

decrypt

To convert secretly coded data (encrypted data) back into its original form. Contrast with encrypt. See plaintext and cryptography.
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Elcomsoft Password Digger decrypts and exports system and user keychains.
External processes: A process that securely tracks the pass-phrase associated with the copy of the encrypted key, so you can have the pass-phrase available to import the key and decrypt the associated data when needed.
Venux Files is a universal file management system that encrypts and decrypts all file formats.
In this case, even if an unauthorized person knows the algorithm, that person could not decrypt a message without the key (which can be different for each message).
For example, public-key cryptosystems often take slightly different amounts of time to decrypt different messages.
The master key can then be used to decrypt any "copy-2" backup created by the VAULT process, in the event the actual keys or the key file is not available.
You set the key and share the access key with your friends by a different channel so they use it to decrypt their walls.
Kocher discovered that these cryptosystems often take slightly different amounts of time to decrypt different messages.
Using the previously mentioned smartcard, an external card reader and the Recovery Tool, we were able to securely decrypt the disk.
It would incorporate a "front door" through which properly authorized government officials could readily decrypt intercepted messages for reasons of law enforcement or national security.
The Volume Unique Key is used to decrypt the encrypted Title Keys, and the Title Key is used to decrypt the encrypted content.