AES Protect - Technical Specifications



AES Protect

Features
  • Encrypt single files using a passphrase
  • Portable, no installation required
  • Written in x86 assembly language
  • Lightweight, only 26k in size
  • Advanced Encryption Standard - Rijndael cipher
  • Galois Counter Mode encryption and authentication
  • Passphrase up to 512 characters
  • Passphrase character counter
  • PBKDF2 SHA-256 key derivation, 524288 rounds
  • Automatic AES-NI hardware acceleration
  • Suitable for everyday use

45 byte file header
  • 1 byte. Header version number
  • 12 bytes. Counter
  • 16 bytes. Unique salt for PBKDF2
  • 16 bytes. GCM authentication tag
  • Encrypted data to EOF

Requirements
  • CPU with MMX and SSE2
  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10. 32 or 64 bits