Month: July 2010

TrueCrypt 7.0 Released, Supports Hardware-Accelerated AES

TrueCrypt Performance Options showing hardware-accelerated AES

A major, feature-rich update to the TrueCrypt disk encryption tool hit the wire yesterday, notably adding support for Intel’s on-die AES-NI instruction set in Westmere class processors and newer. The authors claim a juicy 4 to 8 times performance leap

Posted in Encryption, Performance