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If this isn't relevant to the OP's problem, I'll ask the mods to snip it off to its own thread.
I am guessing that the OP is referring to one of those encrypted USB sticks that I now have to use at work (with win).
I have one of these [ 13fe:1e27 Kingston Technology Company Inc. ] and when I plug it into linux, it looks like a CD with TotalLock.exe and autorun.inf
Windows normally runs this, asks for the password, and then decrypts the data partition.
I can get TotalLock.exe to run with wine but it cannot see the encrypted partition, and fdisk tells me there is no disk partition on the USB stick. I suspect that totallock.exe uses some windows-specific system call (that wine has not implemented yet) to make the partition visible.
eject /media/TotalLock does not help make the encrypted partition visible to fdisk.
I suspect that something like usb_modeswitch is needed to switch off the "CD" and allow access to the encrypted partition (a bit like with those 3G modem sticks), but I cannot get usb_modeswitch to do this (even after sniffing, logging, and replaying the USB communication I see when using that other OS with this device).
If I could only access the partition, I expect I could decrypt it, as I too have the key and it says on the label it is using AES-256.
If anybody would like me to post the sniffed USB data, and help me make it work with usb_modeswitch, just say so.