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What is Cypherix?
What kind of encryption does Cypherix use?
What do I need to know to use Cypherix?
Why do I need Cypherix?
Can I install and run programs from a Cypherix drive?
Can I create multiple drives?
What happens in case of a drive crash?
What happens to my data when Cypherix Encryption is uninstalled?
Can I move my data to a CD-ROM Drive?
I need to send some confidential data to my associate. Does he/she also need a copy of the program?
Can I create multiple drives?
How many Cypherix drives can I load at one time?



What is Cypherix?
Cypherix Encryption is a simple easy to use software that creates an encrypted virtual drive, provides password protection and hides any file or folder ensuring file encryption, automatically. Its powerful 448-bit encryption ensures that only you can access your data. Cypherix PE creates a volume that can only be accessed with a password. This volume stores files in the encrypted form. This Cypherix drive is like any other drive you normally work with. It functions like any other drive (C: or D:) on your computer. Just drag and drop any file into the Cypherix Volume. It is automatically encrypted. It's that simple! Cypherix files can only be viewed, accessed, browsed or modified by the user who has the key to open it. At other times, the files are invisible!

It can be transported (moved/copied) to any location (another folder, another drive or even to a CD). It combines ease of use with state-of-the-art technology to ensure total security, zero learning curve and maximum convenience! Cypherix PE offers true on-the-fly disk encryption making sure that absolutely anyone can use it effectively! What you get is foolproof, hassle-free, unbreakable computer security.

It runs on all 32-bit versions of MS Windows (98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8.1 as well as Windows 10). It runs as a special Windows device driver operating on a 448 bit implementation of the Blowfish algorithm in Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) mode with a block size of 64 bits and conforms to international standards.

What kind of encryption does Cypherix use?
Cypherix supports Blowfish at 448 bits in cipher block chaining mode with a block size of 64 bits, as well as, AES at 256 bits. Blowfish remains one of the most difficult to crack algorithms. As for AES, according to NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) a machine that could crack a 56 bit DES key in one second will take 149 trillion years to break a 128 bit AES key.

What do I need to know to use Cypherix?
Nothing.!. If you can use the Windows Explorer, you can use Cypherix. There is really nothing you need to learn.

Why do I need Cypherix?
Because it is the easiest way to ensure privacy of your data. Cypherix guarantees the sanctity of your data by harnessing the power of a 448 bit encryption algorithm that would take all the computers in the world working together more than the age of the universe to decipher. Using Cypherix, you can secure your data, be it in any form - textual, graphical, audio or video.

Can I install and run programs from a Cypherix drive?
Yes. When installing, at the drive prompt, simply specify the Cypherix drive as the path. Your program will be loaded within the Cypherix drive. After unloading the volume, the program is completely inaccessible.

Can I create multiple drives?
Cypherix PE does not allow for multiple volumes, but Cypherix allows for the creation of as many Cypherix drives as you need.

What happens in case of a drive crash?
Hard drives, like any other piece of electronic equipment, crash for a variety of reasons.Under some circumstances, data can be recovered from hard disks that have crashed. This depends on the nature of the crash and the physical condition of the hard disk. Regular backups are the only answer, as in the case of all computer data.

We, very strongly, recommend routine backups of all important data including Cypherix volume files as the onlyh secure way of ensuring the safetyh of your data. Additional security is provided by the fact that even the backups are encrypted and absolutelyh secure. You can mail/store them without any worries.

What happens to my data when Cypherix Encryption is uninstalled?
Even if Cypherix Encryption is uninstalled the encrypted volume will stay intact. The security of your data is not jeopardised in any way. Please do note that you will not be able to access the data in the volume unless you have a copy of Cypherix.

Can I move my data to a CD-ROM Drive?
You can make encrypted volumes of any size as the case may be. These volumes behave like any windows folder and can be moved/copied from anywhere to anywhere (including CD, another HDD, portable HDD etc..) You can copy Cypherix volumes directly on the CD/CDRW/Floppies,USB Drives etc.

I need to send some confidential data to my associate. Does he/she also need a copy of the program?
No. You have one of two methods to be able to do so. You can make a self-extracting encrypted file and mail it to your associate. All he or she has to do to access the data is enter the password. In order to help your associate guess the password, you can use the riddle field which is not encrypted and helps the associate guess the password.

Can I create multiple drives?
Yes. You can create as many Cypherix drives as you need. Each drive can have a different name and different password.

How many Cypherix drives can I load at one time?
You can load up to four Cypherix drives at a time

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