A little security help for my friends

More than a couple of people have asked me about computer security in the last couple of days, especially after the Tallbloke raid incident. Advertisements

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Cracking the remaining FOIA2011 all.7z file

There’s an embedded archive file called all.7z which contains thousands of additional emails and files. The 7zip archiver in which this is stored uses 256 bit AES encryption. It’s a tough nut to crack. “FOIA” chose this most likely because there are no effective tools for 7zip, while there seem to be many for standard…