List of cryptographic file systems

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This is a list of filesystems with support for filesystem-level encryption. Not to be confused with full-disk encryption.

General-purpose filesystems with encryption[edit]

Cryptographic filesystems[edit]

FUSE-based file systems

File system Latest release
EncFS 2015[3]
LessFS[4] 2013[5]
MetFS[6] 2012[6]
Discontinued projects
CryptoFS[7] 2007[8]
Magikfs[9] 2006[10]
PhoneBookFS[11] 2004[12]

Integrated into the Linux kernel

Integrated into other UNIXes

  • EVFS (Encrypted Virtual File System) on HP-UX[15]
  • PEFS (Private Encrypted File System) on FreeBSD[16]
  • EFS (Encrypted File System) on AIX[17]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://lwn.net/Articles/639427/
  2. ^ https://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=143517753413580[non-primary source needed]
  3. ^ "vgough/encfs". GitHub. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  4. ^ "Lessfs". Lessfs.com. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  5. ^ "lessfs - data deduplication for less - Browse Files at SourceForge.net". sourceforge.net. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  6. ^ a b "Metin KAYA - MetFS Encrypted, Dynamic Sized, Single File, FUSE Based Filesystem in Userspace". www.enderunix.org. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  7. ^ "Reboot's personal page". reboot.github.io. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  8. ^ "Reboot's personal page". reboot.github.io. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  9. ^ "Magikfs – The Steganographic File System On Linux". magikfs.sourceforge.net. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  10. ^ "magikfs-The steganographic filesystem - Browse Files at SourceForge.net". sourceforge.net. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  11. ^ "Phonebook - Software to Make Your PC 'Police-Ready'". freenet.mcnabhosting.com. Retrieved 2016-01-05. 
  12. ^ "Changelog for phonebook". 
  13. ^ "eCryptfs in Launchpad". Launchpad.net. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  14. ^ [1] Archived September 2, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  15. ^ [2][dead link]
  16. ^ "glk/pefs 路 GitHub". Github.com. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  17. ^ http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/aix/library/au-efs/