# Re: decrypt openssl aes-256

*From*: "Mr. B" <not@xxxxxxxxxxxx>*Date*: Wed, 09 Jun 2010 14:45:51 -0400

file has extension: filename.tar.enc

How to decrypt? Password known.

Good luck with that one. There are no publicly known ciphertext only

attacks on AES aside from a brute force search, so without the secret key

you are simply out of luck.

-- B

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