Encryption is the process of transforming information using an algorithm to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.

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Full Disk Encryption of Linux Mint and Windows 7 (with Bitlocker) (Dual Boot)

I own a 500 GB HD with 2 operating systems installed, Windows 7 and Linux Mint and I want to encrypt all systems, see more details of how it currently is, to better understand the situation. First, ...
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Disk Encryption Tool for Personal Use [on hold]

I want a Disk Encryption Tool for my laptop. I checked TrueCrypt site and came to know that it is not maintained anymore. I am looking for commercial tools from CheckPoint or Symantec. I want to ...
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Recovering data from broken android phone which is sent for replacement [migrated]

Sent broken android phone to Sony customer care for replacement. I had the device encrypted with a 4 digit numeric pin. I erased it. I found when searching on Google that data can be recovered easily ...
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Recovering deleted files from a truecrypt system volume

I have an NTFS truecrypt system volume with a large number of recently deleted files. It was not used much after the files were deleted (maybe an hour). I've mounted it through truecrypt on another ...
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Bitlocker decryption not starting

I was about to do a fresh install of Windows 7 64bit on a laptop currently running Windows 7 32 bit with a Bitlocker encrypted 232GB hard-drive with 1.54GB free. I have already backed up all the data ...
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How to encrypt a file on a Windows 7 machine and decrypt on Ubuntu

I need to encrypt a file on a Windows 7 machine, and then decrypt it on an Ubuntu machine. What is the simplest way of doing this, preferably with tools that are likely to already be installed on the ...
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Is there a tool like dm-crypt/luks using RSA encryption?

Is there a library/tool available for linux, similar to dm-crypt/LUKS using RSA encryption instead of symmetric ciphers? I want the "public side" to only be able to create these volumes, and the ...
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Truecrypt password forgotten [on hold]

Looked through some of the previous questions and they don't seem to apply specifically to my question. I will try to be as detailed as possible. I have a laptop with Truecrypt installed on it. I ...
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Is there a way to use a “hardware fingerprint” to automatically mount an eCryptFS directory on boot?

I would like to have an eCryptfs directory "securely" automatically mounted on boot without logging in. My scenario is this: I have an embedded ArchLinux server (ARM-based) that uses a removable ...
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Complexity of passphrase for GPG file encryption

I am going to use GPG with symmetric encryption to encrypt my files. Now I couldn't find answer to this question. I need to select passphrase, so what kind of passphrase should I select? Should I ...
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What's the standard (or accepted) method to use several encryption subkeys in GPG?

I would like to create for myself an offline main key with three subkeys. for signing for encryption on standard computer which I hope to be able to secure better for encryption (and consequently ...
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restricting printing, editing and converting of pdf documents converted by libreoffice command line tool

I am trying to convert files to pdf using the libreoffice command line tool like this - libreoffice --headless --convert-to pdf filename Now I want to restrict the printing, editing and converting ...
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Possible to make a switchless install from a password protected archive?

I am using 7-zip to make a switchless install (method for doing so here and here). I would like to use a password protected archive to make said install to help prevent the average user from simply ...
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What do I have to do so I can get 2 users to be able to access disk drives / partitions at the same time?

I mounted a disk drive using UserA ==> /run/media/userA/myDisk . userB is a member of the same group of userA. Why can userB not access the mountpoints? What do I have to do so I can get 2 users ...
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How to tell which parts of a binary file are changing

Is there a tool I can see to see which parts of the file are being modified? I've seen tools that show me which segments of my hard drive are being accessed, but I want something similar for a single ...
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Permanently decrypt TrueCrypt SYSTEM drive mounted on a second computer?

I need to permanently decrypt a TrueCrypt SYSTEM drive that is mounted on a second system. The System [menu] --> Permanently decrypt system drive/partition option does not work as the drive's Windows ...
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Lost luks password, encrypted partition open

Here is the deal. I have a small office email server that I manage and it needs an update, but the owner took it upon himself to go through cleaning the server room and all my notes got tossed (he, ...
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Stolen Windows 8 Toshiba P855-5102 - Bitlocker enabled?

One of my users had his laptop stolen last weekend. I am trying to validate that the hard drive was encrypted. Unfortunately, I cannot find the Recovery Key for this particular machine. My ...
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How do I determine what ciphers & cipher modes I can use in dm-crypt/LUKS?

I'm using an Ubuntu-based system, and I'm having difficulty determining what ciphers and cipher modes are available to me. The cryptsetup man page says: "See /proc/crypto for a list of available ...
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Emacs Gnus email decrypt smime without openssl

I use gnus for my email. Every once in a while, I receive an encrypted email; when I answer "yes" to Gnus offer to decrypt it, it responds smime-verify-region: No CA configured. Now, my workplace ...
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mounting and accessing Encrypted LVM after reinstallation of Linux

I had Fedora installed on a LVM & had my /home & another file systems in it encrypted. ( i remember the passwords but forgot the cipher protocol used ) Now, I installed Ubuntu without ...
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Group policy error when adding BitLocker password using manage-bde

I am trying to add a password for BitLocker using manage-mde. manage-bde -protectors -add c: -password And receive the following error. ERROR: An error occurred (code 0x8031006a): Group Policy ...
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Bitlocker disk encryption without admin override

I am a somewhat paranoid CTO exec that just received a Microsoft Surface with Windows 8.1 and I would like to enable disk encryption to protect my information. I know that bitlocker can be enabled to ...
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Is it better to use Bitlocker or the built-in-drive-encryption that my ssd offers?

System: Intel i7 4790 ( has AES-NI function ) ASUS Z97-PRO mobo Samsung 250GB EVO ssd ( with built in encryption option ) Windows 7 x64 If i just want to encypt my boot drive with AES256 or ...
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Does software-based OTFE cripple SSD performance without CPU AES?

Sorry for the alphabet soup. I want to use software-based on-the-fly AES file encryption I will not use full disk encryption (only file and partition). This would be on an older Core 2 system, so ...
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questions about data/encryption of a linux directory

i have a directory full of sensitive data and want to encrypt this directory to protect against outside attackers. i still want to be able to read from the directory and display this data onto a ...
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questions about data/encryption of a linux directory

i have a directory full of sensitive data and want to encrypt this directory to protect against outside attackers. i still want to be able to read from the directory and display this data onto a ...
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Open source alternative to Truecrypt? [closed]

I was using Truecrypt to encrypt by work file backup (on Windows 7). Now suddenly it's gone. Is there any other opensource encryption software for free? What are the existing Truecrypt users ...
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Encrypting Windows Storage Space

I use Storage Spaces for a RAID 5 in Windows 8.1. I use Truecrypt for the drive my OS is on. I use my RAID to store things like my desktop and other things that need to be available on boot. Is there ...
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Is there a way to revoke a GPG encryption key?

OK, so as I understand it, the key revocation mechanism is used to revoke a signing key in your web of trust: so you say to other GPG users that your previously-used identity has been compromised, and ...
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OpenSSL 3DES encrytion parameters

Suppose that I want to encrypt a Text with TripleDES algorithm in CBC cipher, I have two choice. 1- An online tool, Like this 2- OpenSSL tool. In the Online tool, I enter the Text, the KEY, and ...
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Sync between machines

How can I set backup from machine A to machine B (via WAN), but have the files in destination B encrypted in some level (password per folder\file)? Is there any solution (free or not) to backing up ...
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Xcode 5 Case-Sensitive .plist files

I am using Urban Airship in my iOS xcode application and have my AirShip.config file and would like to encrypt it so users cannot see it because it contains my app and secret key.... If you open the ...
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How Do You Recover An Encrypted Partition?

I was reformatting one of my extra hard drives with Windows DiskPart and accidentally selected the wrong hard drive. I used the clean command, but it wasn't long before I realized I cleaned the ...
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Disable DRM in Evince

Is it possible to disable DRM (digital rights management) for PDF files in "Evince" so that encrypted PDF files can be saved? How do you make this configuration? The option does not seem to be ...
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Encrypting GPT Windows 8.1 on a multi boot system?

I have setup LVM on LUKS for my Linux partitons which I am very happy with but I would also like to encrypt Windows 8.1. I had planned to use TrueCrypt until I learned it does not support GPT. I would ...
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Encrypted files after resetting windows password

I have some encrypted files in windows and the user account is protected by a password which can be easily bypassed by many tools and methods. So what will happen to these encrypted files? Will ...
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Is auto-logon on laptop with encrypted hard drive secure? [closed]

I have the complete hdd of my laptop encrypted (with the Windows built-in Bitlocker) and thus have to login two times upon booting (Bitlocker and user account). Since I'm the only person using the ...
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How can sensitive data written in a custom Outlook Form be protected?

We have an outlook form that is installed on some users machines, for use with their Exchange email account. All the emails sent using that form go to an internal functional/shared mailbox that is ...
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Paused BitLocker encryption because no longer want to encrypt the hard drive - how do I get out of encrypting?

I'm hoping someone can help. I'm not a techy and can't seem to find the same question already answered. I went to encrypt (using BitLocker) a Buffalo hard drive but after it took about 1 min to ...
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Speed issues when encrypting large file with mcrypt or alternatives

I want to encrypt a 100 GB file on my up to date iMac. It is hard to find out where the temp file is, so I can't find out the progress, but the encryption is already taking a full day. Is this normal? ...
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why is rdiff-backup not compatible with encfs ---reverse

I'm trying to use encfs with rdiff-backup to ensure that my backups to a remote server are encrypted. The easiest way to do this would be to use encfs --reverse - which means encfs will create a ...
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Bitlocker with 2 SSDs in RAID 0 - Does TRIM function?

I've found that in Windows 7 and 8 if you have one of the newer versions of Intel Rapid Storage Technology the TRIM command is passed to SSDs in a RAID configuration (see here for example ...
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Truecrypt using up all the disk space during decryption

I have a large raid 5 volume in virtualbox windows server 2008 encrypted with Truecrypt, i wanted to decrypt the entire volume, and so i clicked on permanently decrypt in Truecrypt, this went fine for ...
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How to install 2 encrypted instances of Linux Mint on the same SSD, both with different encryption passwords?

I'd like to have 2 different Mint installations on the same hard drive, each with each on set of encryption keys, so if I enter one password, it will boot on one, if I enter the other, it'll do the ...
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How to encrypt an entire Disk with full cross platform access? [duplicate]

I would like to encrypt an external USB Hard Drive in manner that allows full access (read+write) from Ubuntu trusty, Windows 8 and optionally Android and older Windows versions. With TrueCrypt ...
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Encrypt folder Windows 7 home [closed]

I used Truecrypt for encryption of my whole drive.But this solution has now two disadvantages for me: Development of Truecrypt is probably stopped and software is marked as unsafe Password ...
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Errors generating gpg keypair

I posted this originally on stackoverflow, but was told that it was offtopic and this would be the better place to post it, so I am reposting it here and deleting my original topic. I have a rather ...
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Automount LUKS encrypted USB HDD with keyfile auth in Mint/Cinnammon

My external backup HDD is LUKS encrypted and can be mounted with password or key file. When plugged in, Cinnammon asks me for a password and mounts it to /media/user/drivename. I want to change ...
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Bitlocker: hardware or software encryption without a TPM?

I'm about to setup a Samsung 840 EVO SSD as the system drive with Windows 8.1 Pro, attached to an Asus P8Z68-V Pro mobo (which doesn't have a TPM). I'll also attach a Western Digital Black HDD for ...