Decryption

Decryption is a process of decoding encrypted data back to its original form using the same encryption method and most likely the same application used for encrypting. Decryption requires a password or a secret key - without it, it may be impossible to decrypt the data, now with encryption algorithms becoming stronger and stronger. Thus it is vitally important to remember a password.

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Other “Encryption” Terms

  • Cryptography
    “The subject of cryptography is primarily concerned with maintaining the privacy of communications, and modern methods use a number of techniques to...”
  • Public-key encryption
    “Public-key encryption is a special encryption method, employing two passwords instead of one. One is password is given out to public - it is used to...”
  • Decryption
    “Decryption is a process of decoding encrypted data back to its original form using the same encryption method and most likely the same application...”

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