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sectar: Secure Tar

Secure Tar (sectar) creates encrypted tape archives (tar files). It uses gzip compression, and the AES algorithim. The encryption is exported under exemption TSU 740.13.

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Recent releases

  •  01 Mar 2001 22:42

    Release Notes: A fix for an unconditional free() bug that would cause sectar to crash.

    •  06 Feb 2001 21:14

      Release Notes: Addition of the libraries to the distribution that will allow systems without getopt.h installed to work (tested on Solaris and should work on all others).

      •  03 Feb 2001 13:31

        Release Notes: This release completes all the planned features. Standalone, sectar can now create strong encrypted files using AES, and can also compress using gzip, whilst when used with our modified tar, can create fully encrypted and compressed archives.

        •  22 Jan 2001 15:22

          Release Notes: All the correct features for a standalone application have been added, as well as a non-interactive mode where it will create its own key, and read it on the fly. It can now encrypt/decrypt with multiple blocksizes and keysizes.


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