23 May 2003 Mala   » (Observer)

A friend of mine was thinking of creating some encryption feature for the ByzantineOS, the idea is to make it hebrew + crypto FS as a file under FAT/NT then all your secrets are in one file, and you boot from CD, diskless personality, as we call it.

I personally haven't tried using the ByzantineOS, but I was trying to think what ciphers should I be using for this task, I'm open to ideas. I'd rather take some standard password-protected crypto-fs that works and is peer reviewed already. question is if there's one that's both inside a FAT file and encrypted?

Another friend noted out that pgpdisk might come handy, it was used to store everything in one encrypted file. you had to mount it with their driver and it would decrypt it for you. then you could use it like a regular file system.

I'm not sure how good that idea is, it might involve pre-installing pgpdisk on the current OS before booting from the Byzantine CD.

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