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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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ApexSQL Decrypt 2017 includes the following features:
Elcomsoft Password Digger decrypts and exports system and user keychains.
The factory then decrypts the message with the corporate office's public key.
If required, the software can scan whole folders for PDF documents, even recursively in sub-folders, and decrypt them.
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.
Likewise encrypted incoming messages will also stay that way until the user opts to decrypt them through their own browser.
AES is more secure than DES as it offers a larger key size, while ensuring that the only known approach to decrypt a message is for an intruder to try every possible key.
The secret in this encryption scheme is the algorithm for substituting one character for another in order to encrypt and decrypt a message; and both sender and recipient of a message must know the algorithm.
Cards that rely on cryptography for security usually have an additional processor and extra memory to provide a secret environment for handling the calculations necessary to encrypt and decrypt digital information and to provide digital signatures.
As with our free Online Safe Deposit Boxes, we wanted to make strong encryption available to users who may not have the technical know-how or the desire to manually encrypt and decrypt messages," said Wolbrom.
Kocher discovered that these 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.