[ubuntu-uk] Insurance.aes256 and OpenSSL

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 23:37:23 UTC 2011


On 5 January 2011 23:24, Rowan Berkeley <rowan.berkeley at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well, so, leaving aside all discussion of keyholes and screwdrivers, can
> anyone give me a command I can enter in the terminal which will verify
> that the file is indeed an aes256 encrypt? I ask no more than that.
>
>
>
Try openssl aes-256-ebc verify -in <filename>

If you haven't got the openssl tools, you should be asked to install them.

However, discussions on Bruce Schneier's blog suggest that 7zip identifies
it. You might find it interesting:
http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2010/08/wikileaks_insur.html

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