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1answer
144 views

Can't unlock disks encrypted with Mavericks after upgrade to Yosemite?

I have 2 (microSD) disks encrypted under OS X Mavericks. I didn't use FileVault 2, I just used normal "Encrypted Logical Partition" from Finder with a complex password which was not saved in Keychain. ...
0
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1answer
36 views

TrueCrypt encrypted volume became mountable?

I have a TrueCrypt-encrypted volume as an external USB drive used with my OSX tower. Usually when plugging in the drive, the OS gives a popup indicating it recognizes the drive that was inserted does ...
0
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0answers
82 views

Encrypt a 3 TB hard disk with Truecrypt

I just bought a WD Elements 3 TB hard disk and wanted to encrypt the entire thing with Truecrypt (7.1a - Mac), using AES-Twofish-Serpent, Whirlpool as Hash Algorithm and Mac OS Extended as the ...
0
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1answer
171 views

OSX Encrypted Sparsebundle Image keeps making small file changes

I've created an encrypted sparsebundle image to store some files that I want to keep safe in my Google Drive. However, I noticed, that even when just mounting this image and reading files (simple text ...
0
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0answers
146 views

Time Machine encryption versus disk encryption

I'm backing up with Time Machine on a Mac Pro to an internal hard drive. I have encrypted my Time Machine backup in system preferences. This resulted in an initial backup of about 2 days, and backups ...
0
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1answer
542 views

Location of SHA512 Haslist on Mavericks>

I'm trying to find the SHA512 hash of the user passwords on OS X Mavericks (10.9.1), I'm aware that you can get the user .plist from: /private/var/db/dslocal/nodes/Default/users/{username}.plist ...
0
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1answer
73 views

Difference between FileVault encryption before/after OS X installation

If I activate the FileVault HDD/SSD encryption feature on OS X after I installed OS X I'm forced to use a 'Recovery-Key' (predetermined breaking point for NSA etc?). When formatting the entire HDD/SSD ...
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0answers
18 views

Will XP still be able to see a FAT32 partition if one of my partitions is an encrypted mac partition?

I have a external with 4 partitions: -Mac OS Extended (Journaled) -Mac OS Extended (Journaled) -FAT32 -Mac OS Extended (Journaled) Im going to encrypt one of those Mac OS partitions... so it'll be ...
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0answers
29 views

How to setup File valult2 and Gemalto token

I would like to setup File Vault2. So, I'm researching for setup preboot authentication with Gemalto tokens. Based on that, I have several questions. Environment: Mavericks Does File Vault2 support ...
0
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1answer
92 views

How do I find my public key on my Mac?

I'm using an OS X machine, and I've noticed that in the process of setting up an automated backup a long time ago, I must have also installed a Mac implementation of OpenPGP (though I unfortunately ...
1
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2answers
127 views

How can I get Dropbox not to sync a particular folder that doesn't have read permissions?

I am using Dropbox 2.4.10 on OS X. I use Spotlight with an encfs-encrypted folder inside my Dropbox, which is mounted with the -o local option to get it to work on OS X 10.9 (see here). As a result, ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Cloud encryption - offline usage in mobile

I really apreciate the benefit of cloud storage, but I'm considering to put an dditional layer of encryption between me and my provider. I want to sync a directory between a tablet(ipad), a ...
1
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3answers
84 views

how to encrypt a PDF file with a password?

I am looking to encrypt a PDF file with a password. My question is two-fold: is there a good software to do that for Mac OSx? I saw Acrobat has commercial software for that, but I am looking ...
1
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0answers
106 views

Mac OS X Disk Encryption - Automation

I want to setup a Mac Mini server with an external drive that is encrypted. In Finder, I can use the full-disk encryption option. However, for multiple users, this could become tricky. What I want to ...
1
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0answers
103 views

How can I find what type of encryption my DMG is using?

I have an encrypted DMG file on my Mac. Is there any way to use Terminal, and maybe the diskutil command to list what type of encryption the DMG is using? Or perhaps some other command? Or maybe ...
1
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3answers
133 views

Achieving fast boot, encryption, and battery health on a Mac portable [closed]

My current computer is getting old and I'm going to switch to a Mac when I replace it. I'm looking for a setup that has these properties: Turns on as quickly as possible I still have a usable ...
0
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3answers
116 views

Desktop app that will encrypt string that I can copy and paste [closed]

Does anyone know of a desktop application that will allow me to type/paste a string, the string is encrypted, I can then copy and paste it somewhere else, e.g., email, IM. The person on the other ...
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1answer
95 views

Is there an FTP client with encryption? [closed]

I am looking for an FTP client for Mac that can encrypt files so account provider wouldn't read my data. Is it even possible? I am not looking for encrypted transfer, I am looking for encrypted ...
0
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0answers
122 views

Encryption of Time Machine backup went wrong

I use an (Mac OS - journaled formatted) external Lacie harddrive to back up my Macbook Air via Time Machine (The external harddrive also contain other data besides my backups). The OS is Mountain ...
0
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1answer
637 views

How to automatically mount 3 TrueCrypt volumes on OSX after login

As the title say I would like to automatically mount 3 volumes after logging into OSX. I saved my 3 volumes to the favorite volumes. I tried the –-auto-mount=favorites parameter from here: ...
4
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1answer
2k views

How to automatically mount a TrueCrypt volume on OSX after login with password/keyfile

I would like to do the following: I. After logging into my account I would like OSX to automatically mount 2 of my volumes (located on same external HDD connected via FW800) using a password or ...
1
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0answers
542 views

Open an .EPM file on a Mac

I have an a CD from work encrypted with Check Point End Point encryption software for windows. If I was trying to open this on a Windows computer I would just open the included .exe file on the CD and ...
3
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3answers
1k views

Force OSX text field to accept copy-paste

Short version: Is there a way to force text field in OSX to accept pasting a string, despite that the developer (Apple) set it to not to accept copy-paste? Long story: Platform: OS X 10.8.2 ...
0
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1answer
824 views

OpenSSL and what encryption method to use

I am on OS X 10.8.3, savvy with a command-line and I want to use OpenSSL to start encrypting sensitive information on my MacBook Pro I know that I can use openSSL in a syntax like: openssl enc ...
1
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0answers
132 views

How can I create an encrypted file on OSX for opening on Win7 w/out 3rd party software?

I do love PGP/GPG, but I have users who don't want to, or can't, install 3rd party binaries. Is there a way on OSX to create a (strongly) encrypted file on OSX which can be opened by Windows 7? With ...
5
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1answer
749 views

Vim no longer prompts for encryption key when reading encrypted file; why not, and how can I get this restored?

I recently began using Vim to encrypt text files (by using the :X command and entering an encryption key at the prompt). As documented, Vim then prompts for that key when I reopen the file and ...
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0answers
193 views

If I send an encrypted message using Apple Mail, are the attachments also encrypted?

A while ago, I'd tested this by sending myself an email with a file attached, then opening it in a web-based client. What I saw was a blank message with a single smime.p7m attachment. I assumed this ...
1
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0answers
109 views

Encrypt Excel file on Windows for use on Mac

I have an Excel file open using Excel 2007 on a Vista PC. I wish to encrypt this file, and send it to someone to open on a Mac running Excel 11.6.6 (Office 2004). Is this easily achievable? I ...
1
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0answers
82 views

Cannot open an encrypted file on OS X

I cannot decrypt files on OS X (10.6.8 and 10.8.2) which I have encrypted on Ubuntu (10.04) using ccrypt. As a similar problem, I have a password file created with KeePassX. I just cannot open it on ...
8
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2answers
6k views

is there a way to stop mac osx disk encryption in progress?

I chose a 1T external drive for time machine and checked the "encrypt backups" option. I thought it will only encrypt the backups, but as it seems it is now encrypting the whole drive which has quite ...
3
votes
1answer
523 views

How can I automatically synchronize a directory tree on multiple machines?

I have two Mac laptops and a Debian server, each with a directory that I would like to keep in sync between the three. The solution should meet the following criteria (in rough order of importance): ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

How to make an encrypted sparseimage larger on osx

I have an encrypted volume on OSX Lion. How do I make it larger?
0
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1answer
490 views

Encrypt folder on mac for use on Windows

How do I encrypt a folder, preferably with AES, using a Mac OS 10.7, so that I can also use it on Windows? I have tried ISO files, which it seems I can't mount on Windows XP.
2
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4answers
854 views

Text editors with encryption plugins?

I am looking for a text editor which supports openssl encryption as a plugin. So, instead of manually: decrypt a file in shell edit it in the text editor encrypt the file in shell Hopefully, the ...
0
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3answers
625 views

Can diskutil encrypt already existing primary boot partition on OS X Lion?

For example this blog entry mentions that an existing partition with /Users can be encrypted, but it also says "secondary driver". Same remark has been mentioned in a few other blog posts I found via ...
0
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0answers
353 views

Protecting/securing a single Mac OS X partition (dual-boot setup)

I want to know how to protect a specific Mac OS X 10.7 partition which is installed on a dual-boot machine. I do not need anything too powerful or secure, but I have two Mac partitions on the same ...
14
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2answers
16k views

TrueCrypt, RIPEMD-160 vs SHA-512 vs Whirlpool

I am encrypting a volume with TrueCrypt. I have decided to use AES as the encryption algorithm, seeing as it is the government standard. But which hash algorithm is better (more secure)? RIPEMD-160 ...
0
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6answers
3k views

Mac OSX encryption and hidden files

I have some PDF files I need to store safely on my Mac (MacBook Air 2011, OSX Lion). I've done a quick search on encryption software, and what I found left me with a couple of questions. First about ...
0
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1answer
400 views

Encrypted Time Machine backups in Lion

I have an external drive that already has some stuff in it. It also has a lot of space left (twice as much as the data currently in use on my local drive), which is why I'm thinking about turning on ...
2
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4answers
1k views

Need simple file encryption for unskilled Mac and Windows users

I need to give my boss backup copies of some sensitive data. I want to encrypt the data, but she needs to be able to decrypt it on her own, without technical support (as long as she has the password, ...
0
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1answer
954 views

How Do I Install Outguess Steganography Command on OS X?

My daughter is leaving for a risky foreign country next week, and the country has some limited Internet censors there. I want to provide a way for her to send me secret steganography messages in any ...
5
votes
3answers
202 views

How do I make sure a file stays off my hard drive on OS X?

I need to keep a secure file on OS X (10.6). The file is stored on a Flash drive, in an encrypted volume using TrueCrypt. The file itself is a CSV, to be opened using Excel. I need the file to stay ...
1
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3answers
6k views

How do I prevent a disk from mounting?

I own an Iomega Prestige. The disk series includes a Virtual CD partition that includes a file encryption utility that can only be used on a Windows machine. Every time I mount the external drive to ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Mounting a FileVault 2 encrypted external Home Drive at boot with OS X Lion

I currently have a three (3) drive setup with OS X Lion. / Boot /Volumes/Home (My Home Directory) /Volumes/Time Machine (Time Machine Backup) The Boot and Time Machine volumes are both encrypted via ...
8
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2answers
2k views

S/MIME capable mail application for OS X

Is there a mail application for Mac OS X with S/MIME support and keychain integration other than Apple's Mail.app? Thunderbird has S/MIME but no keychain access (please correct me). MailMate has ...
3
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1answer
319 views

Can I access an encrypted USB in Ubuntu VirtualBox VM?

I used the standard disk utility on another 2.6.x Ubuntu desktop to encrypt a USB device. Can I access this through a similar VM on a Mac OS X host? I don't have any problems accessing normal USB ...
0
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1answer
2k views

What are the current options to encrypted a partition on mac os x?

I recently got my laptop stolen with some sensitive informations on it (personal source code, bank details in a secure file, passwords, etc) and I learnt the lesson: encrypt your sensitive data. Now, ...
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1answer
136 views

What offsite backup solutions allow me to control the encryption keys?

I want to find an offsite backup service where the encryption materials never leave my possession; it should be impossible for the backup provider to access the contents of my file themselves, let ...
1
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1answer
327 views

How do I get GPGMail to stop automatically enabling encryption options when I email people whose public keys are saved in my keychain?

Title pretty much explains my problem. I like having the option to encrypt when I mail certain contacts, but that doesn't mean I want to do it every time — having to disable encryption 90% of the ...
3
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3answers
742 views

Encrypt time machine backups

What is the best way to encrypt backups made by Time Machine?