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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Is it possible to access in a Guest OS (Windows 10) files in an Encrypted Data Volume in the Host OS X (El Capitan)?

Can anyone recommended a method of accessing from Windows 10 (running in a virtual machine using Parallels Desktop 11) encrypted files (using Veracrypt) that are located in OS X El Capitan? My goals ...
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Are OpenPGP-encrypted files vulnerable to data corruption?

I have used GnuPG to encrypt some long-term backups, but I am concerned whether over time data corruption might make it impossible to recover the archives. Can you decrypt partially corrupted OpenPGP ...
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Encrypt Filenames - I have no idea what it is and where to use it. Please explain

I saw in 7zip checkbox to Encrypt Filename and than someone told me to encrypt filename and encrypt the file. What does it mean filename encryption?
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A portable linux system with luks encryption can't boot on one of my machines

I installed opensuse on a portable SSD drive, which I can boot on several of my machines. The installation uses luks encryption on /home and /swap partitions (ext4 filesystem). But only when I use ...
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GnuPG keeps looking for my dead smart card

My smart card died (physically). I made offline backups of my keys, and those are successfully imported back into GnuPG. However, it keeps asking for the key whenever I try to decrypt using the keys. ...
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Access encrypted partition from Linux and Windows

Just to be clear, I'm a security noob. I have a Linux (openSUSE Leap 42.1) and Windows (10). I made the home partition of the Linux encrypted but now I cannot access it from Windows. The only ...
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How to mount a LUKS encrypted device with password prompt NOT at bootime?

I would like to automate the process of doing sudo cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdc sdc_crypt sudo mount /dev/mapper/sdc_crypt /mnt/data in one line with mount /mnt/data and only be prompted for the ...
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Human readable SSL/TLS packets

If I have a protocol-analyzer/packet-sniffer, such as wireshark installed on a particular device.. (or in this case; tcpdump & tshark etc. on my smartphone..) ..should I be able to read ...
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GPG2 Encryption - No public key error

When I generate my keys using gpg2 --gen-key and then I try to try to encrypt the file using gpg2 --batch --yes -r myemail@test.com --always-trust --homedir . -e test.text I get an error ...
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How does public/private key cryptography work, who generates the key pair?

I have a requirement to encrypt a file, get it to an external partner who will then decrypt the file using a key. My "basic" understanding is that I can generate the public and private keys, encode ...
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Can You Copy the RAM contents as-is to File-System on Windows [duplicate]

My question: Is it possible to copy the contents of RAM to the file-system? (Windows) Additionally, is it possible to copy the RAM contents for a specific process? Reason: This largely revolves ...
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RSA public key encryption using pkcs padding mode

I have a public key (modulus and exponent) in Base64 encoded form: MIICIjANBgkqhkiG9w0B AQEFAAOCAg8AMIICCgKCAgEA4IJZLsjlx+o4RSvafaAcReoNnzrI0UXu7kZyXPe31ql32X9AvhC6QQIU... I want to encrypt a text ...
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prompted for vsafeid when open encrypted pdf, what ubuntu library can I use to decrypt the pdf automatically? [closed]

I got this when i used Adobe Acrobat reader to open an encrypted pdf I have the username and password. That's not the issue. The issue is I am trying to automate the document processing, so I need ...
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TripleDES encryption using OpenSSL enc subcommand

I have a tool which is using OpenSSL for RSA and DES/TDES operation. After processing by a tool, I got key = 4F324364970DBA5DE058EF0EAE54625E and the encrypted data is like data = ...
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How do I migrate from ecryptfs to a similar setup using ext4 filesystem level encryption?

Currently I'm using ecryptfs - it's a software layer that encrypts my home folder with a key which is in turn encrypted with my password, and it hooks into PAM to unlock it on login. Unfortunately, ...
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Recover data from my damaged phone

I need to recover data from my Samsung Galaxy Note 3. S(M-9005). Last night I dropped it and it restarted. Now its staying in boot loop for 4-5 mins and then starts. But after that, the screen stays ...
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gpg does not ask for passphrase on one encrypted file

I have a test encrypted file on my computer that when I run gpg(2) --verify message.txt.asc I get: gpg: Signature made Tue Mar 3 21:16:41 2015 PST using RSA key ID ******* gpg: Good signature ...
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Common protected (Encrypted) partition for both Windows and Ubuntu

I have installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my hard drive. I like to encrypt a common partition which will be available for both Windows and Ubuntu. When I was using Windows as my only Operating ...
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Find Key of Installed and Activated instance Adobe Acrobat Professional

I viewed the following thread: Find Key of Installed and Activated instance Adobe Acrobat Professional without using 3rd party tools I found my encrypted key, but I can't decrypt because I don't ...
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boot / mount TrueCrypt / VeraCrypt system drive automatically w/o user intervention?

Currently I use Linux to do full disk encryption and have it setup where I can ssh into the box to remotely unlock the machine during boot, as it is a headless server. Since this doesn't seem possible ...
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Can't uncheck encrypt content on my own encrypted file from external hard drive

I have some files on my hard drive that I really need access too but appear to be encrypted. I did not encrypt this file (well not that I remember). I have changed the owner but I still don't have ...
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How do i encrypt PDF with certificate?

I want to encrypt a pdf document with certificate so that i can have full access and all other users just printing access. I have been trying to create a certificate adjusting permissions and ...
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Duplicity encryption

As many of you likely know, duplicity is a software program primarily used on Linux operating systems for creating backups of your desktop environment. The software is known to use gpg to encrypt the ...
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protecting a hard drive with confidential information

I am about to give a hard drive with many pdfs that contain information and high-res photographs to someone in an institution and would like to limit the possibility of those photographs being seen by ...
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Bootloop on Dell Latitude E7440 Win7 Pro x64 after FUD

I had my SSD set up with full disk encryption using diskcryptor, worked fine for a good while. Then it got stuck in a Startup Repair bootloop. Nothing I can think of that caused it. I removed the ...
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How to disable Encrypting File System

I accidentally (believe it or not) enabled Encrypting File System on Windows 7 that uses my personal certificate. I don't need the encryption, and I don't want to be stuck with inaccessible files in ...
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About using sshfs as multi-user file system (different hosts) and potential problems

I have a large online storage for backups which I mainly access through sshfs. Since I am using encfs for encryption (I know about the security concerns but even weak encryption is better than no ...
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Recover data from un-encrypted portion of partition - BitLocker [duplicate]

I have two Windows 10 OSs installed in two partitions of the same HDD. I wanted to encrypt both with USB and I ran into trouble. I am hoping I can still recover information on the partition that does ...
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Windows 10 does not recognize hardware encrypted bitlocker volume

I use Windows 10 Pro/Education on a self encrypting Samsung SSD Drive (Evo 850) and configured/installed it by following this guide [1]. I configured bitlocker to ask for a PIN before booting Windows ...
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Bitlocker doesnt allow to key in password [duplicate]

I have my portable drive encrypted with Bitlocker. However, every time I connect with computer it doesn't appear a window to type in password to unlock rather than a recovery key. Unfortunately, I ...
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How to encrypt VM box via VBoxManage?

I've created VM box via Vagrantfile, however when I'm trying to encrypt the storage, I've got the following error: $ VBoxManage encryptmedium aaa-bbb-ccc-ddd-eee --newpassword - --newpasswordid ...
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Windows 7 Password Encryption

I'm making a program with Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 in c# and it has a login, but I want the password to be safe and encrypted like the sam file for windows 7. Does anyone know how to do this?
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How can I decoded Linksys WRP400 configuration file?

I've lost my VoIP provider password, so I want to recover it from my router configuration setting. Now I've done backup configuration file but I don't know encrypted method for this file. Does ...
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Why ecryptfs still remain in mtab?

I use ecryptfs for encrypted lxc container container start ok and stop ok But i see even after stop this line /var/container-lxc/face/rootfs.crypt on /var/container-lxc/face/rootfs type ecryptfs ...
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SED shadow master boot record and linux md raid 1

I'm contemplating this setup: Two SSDs with SED (self encrypting drive), in a software raid mirror, linux (or grub?) to unlock the two disks with one pwd from the Shadow Master Boot Record I ...
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After formatting my PC bitlocker won't ask for a password to access external partition

I used Bitlocker to encrypt one partition of my removable hard drive. I definitely remember my password but I don't have the recovery key. I had to format my computer and now when I try to open the ...
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Reasons for 2 strange full disk encryption differences between Nexus vs Samsung [migrated]

1) Nexus full disk encryption is irreversible (unless of course you do a factory reset) but Samsung's has an option for decryption. 2) After encryption, Nexus can be unlocked by any option ...
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Bypass/Disable BitLocker

I am using a laptop with BitLocker Encryption turn on. However, my keyboard is damaged and I cant enter certain characters which are used as my password. I have the BitLocker Recovery Key with me ...
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Is this a ransomware?

I just got this window on my main computer: Apparently, it's from Windows. I checked, the process EXE file is the original one (efsui.exe or something like that). But the thing is, I don't use EFS ...
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Using OpenSSL library to convert .key encoded to .pem

I created a C program that takes in an encrypted file (encrypted.key) file and a public key to decrypt the private encrypted encrypted.key. However, my program only works when taking in two files that ...
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Why does GPG require you use redirection to handle large archives?

A problem a lot of people have run into with GPG is that if you try to decrypt a large archive with, e.g., gpg --decrypt archive.gz.gpg > archive.gz you may receive an error such as gpg: fatal: ...
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How can I lock a file for a period of time?

I would like to lock a file so that it cannot be accessed for a period of time. At the end of the time, I should be able to access the file normally. Is this possible?
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Router wifi password encryption types and why do they matter?

up until now i've just been blindly following articles etc. to set my router's wifi password encryption type to WPA2-PSK/AES, but what does it really mean for me? does this just make it harder for ...
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Some kind of “encrypted” QR codes? [closed]

I'm looking of some kind of solution that enables me to print some kind of "encrypted" QR codes, so scanning of it with regular QR-code reader will display non-sense, but scanning with some "special" ...
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How to change passphrase of Debian encrypted partition?

After using an encrypted partition with Debian Luks for some time, now the correct passphrase is no longer accepted. How to change to a new passphrase ? Do I need to encrypt the partition again? I ...
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rsync-like encrypted synchronization solution

I'm looking for a open source (or at least trusted free) solution which would allow me to make file synchronization on 5 devices together (running different version of Windows & Linux). However, ...
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How to retrieve RSA private key from wrapped key blob?

I have generated a pair of RSA keys on a smart card with OpenSC tools and retrieved it as wrapped key blob encrypted with DKEK key: sc-hsm-tool --create-dkek-share dkek/dkek-share-1.pbe sc-hsm-tool ...
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Re-locking BitLocker encrypted drive WITHOUT a drive letter

The operating system is Windows 7 Enterprise. I have an encrypted NTFS drive mounted at C:\mount_point. I successfully encrypted it with BitLocker GUI (in control panel) and can unlock it with ...
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Best option to have an encrypted and password protected folder on Windows 8.1 [closed]

I want to have a personal folder on my office desktop secured by a password. What is the most reliable and convenient option.
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Remove encryption setup on a lvm/luks partition

On my linux machine, I have setup disk encryption using lvm/luks. However later I delete one of the partition and format it to NTFS in order to use it on Windows (as I have dual boot linux/win10). ...