MCrypt is a replacement for the old crypt package and crypt
command, with extensions.
allows developers to use a wide range of encryption functions, without
making drastic changes to their code. It allows users to encrypt files
or data streams without having to be cryptographers.
companion to MCrypt is Libmcrypt, which contains the actual encryption
functions themselves, and provides a standardized mechanism for
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- Uses all the symmetric algorithms included in libmcrypt
- Algorithms include des, blowfish, arcfour, enigma, ghost,
loki97, rc2, serpent, threeway, twofish, wake, xtea
- Implements numerous cryptographic algorithms, mostly block
ciphers and stream ciphers
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