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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How to encrypt Google Drive on local machine

I'm a Google Apps customer and one of the things I'm using is the Google drive service to sync my files from my work PC to my home. This works fantastic but I have a concern about theft of the machine ...
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Why is password incorrect after some time? Encrypted 3TB drive with GPT partition,

A few months ago I purchased 3TB drive by Seagate and then decided to encrypt with TC. I did not want to have 2 partitions so I made on GPT partition. Encryption went smoothly since the drive was ...
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How do I decrypt a file with Symantec Endpoint Encryption with an XML extension?

I've created a C# Winforms app and published it as an EXE file. I copied it to my DVD-RW drive, which requires setting a Symantec Endpoint Encryption password. OK. Password set. On the DVD drive, it ...
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GPG 2 decrypt from STDIN via pasting inconsistency

Does anyone know why in some cases you can do this: gpg2 -d And paste your GPG message into the terminal, type ctrl+D, get prompted for your passphrase and get the results to STDOUT? But in other ...
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Encrypt file with password from Gpg4Win Context Menu?

I have a list of usernames and passwords sitting on my desktop for work related stuff. I'd like to encrypt it under a master password. I believe this is called the String-to-Key (S2K) Specifiers (but ...
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3DES_CMAC encryption using online tools or OpenSSL

I have a smart card that claims that its mutual authentication is based on 3DES_CMAC algorithm. In the first step, the user sends a random number to the card and the card calculate the encrypted ...
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Macbook filevault paused

So during the setup of my mac I have checked the FileVault box, and now it isn't finishing. When the macbook is not connected to the chargers it asks me to do so. When I connect the mac the Filevault ...
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How do I import a pfk file into MS Outlook 2010?

What specific steps can I take to successfully import a .pfk file into MS Outlook 2010 and then use it to successfully send encrypted/signed messages/attachments to the email address associated with ...
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Using OpenSSL to generate encryption key for Outlook users

A private web application needs to receive encrypted email from perhaps 20 known users. How can I use OpenSSL to generate a valid encryption certificate that Outlook users can import and use to ...
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Using batch to automate manage-bde

We would like to encrypt C (full disk) specifying a startup password (we are ok with this in plain text, it's temporary) and simply backup the recovery key to the desktop. So far what's working is ...
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Is there any point signing/encrypting personal email? [closed]

It works fine for corporate mail where everyone in the organization would have a certificate issued to them, but does anyone use certificates to sign their personal mail (let alone use encryption ...
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GPG public key created with GnuPG is rejected by MS Outlook 2010, why?

I created a GPG keypair with GnuPG on the CentOS 7 command line and I have exported the public key into a .asc file and successfully used that public key to encrypt emails sent from another email ...
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use a eikon fingerprint reader for full disk encryption

I have a eikon finger print reader and im wondering if anyone has any ideas of how i could use it to decrypt a Linux partition. I would ideally like it to work with my Manjaro installation (which is ...
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SecurePoint is not allowing https access through OpenVPN, why not?

How can I get https access from Windows through OpenVPN to apps running on a remote CentOS 7 server? I am trying to use the SecurePoint OpenVPN client for Windows, but need some better instructions. ...
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Unable to log into encrypted root drive after running virtual machine

I am unable to log into my encrypted hard drive on the host which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop. This all happened after I did the following. Ran VirtualBox Created a VDI drive Installed Kali Linux ...
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Create BitLocker container and save the password for user not computer

I can create a BitLocker container and connect it as a drive. Then I can encrypt that container with BitLocker and then I have the possibility to save the password for a computer. So that means ...
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How to have a different pass phrase for a gpg subkey?

I need to automate a deployment process and the tool will sign the release artifacts automatically. My key ring has a primary key which I use only for creating subkeys, and two subkeys. One subkey for ...
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Can I mount fully encrypted HDD from another HDD? (TrueCrypt)

I have two HDDs. One with Windows 7 installed, another with Ubuntu. The first one is fully encrypted with TrueCrypt while the other one with Ubuntu is not. HDD A -> Win7, encrypted HDD B -> Ubuntu, ...
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how to open encrypted files [duplicate]

i got a virus,CryptoLocker, few weeks ago, and i managed to eliminate it, but all files on my pc are now encrypted, and they have got this extension, for example nameFile.docx.imivxjj when i try to ...
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Edit windows service user with a batch script and encrypted password

I need to change the user of a service on Windows using a batch script. Searching the web I found this solution: sc \\server config ServiceName obj= Domain\user password= pass The problem is, that ...
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Network File/Media Server with encryption

I am using an Asus RT-AC68U router and I just acquired an external HDD that I want to keep it plugged into the USB 3.0 port in order to expose data into my home network. I am looking for a way to keep ...
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How to automatically delete the original files after encrypting with GPG?

I need to use GPG on a folder with a lot of files and subfolders. I can use "find" + "gpg" for that and I can encrypt all the files but my issue is GPG does not delete the original file after ...
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Does https work on google search terms? [duplicate]

For example when I type into google, "superuser" and press search, I see the following address on the URL bar. https://www.google.com/search?output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=superuser&btnG= ...
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Is it possible to add a hint onto an encrypted Microsoft Excel document?

I have an encrypted Excel document and I don't want to forget the password. Is it possible to put a hint on the password, to help me remember it. I'm looking for something like the Windows log-in ...
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Is it possible to perform Windows boot-time actions before paging is enabled?

I would like to perform some actions at Windows boot time before paging is enabled. I know I can run startup scripts with Task Scheduler or with group policy startup scripts. My question is whether ...
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Are PowerPoint and PDF files encrypted or just locked?

I've seen PDF files that are locked so that one cannot copy text from it, but can highlight it. I've tried several PDF readers (some of which open source) and all of them respect the lock. Is it a ...
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Using Enigmail encryption on mutiple devices

So I'm relatively new to email encryption and thought I would start out using thunderbird + enigmail to get me started. I've managed to set it up and work with it properly but I'm not sure what to do ...
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How can I back up selected folders to OneDrive and encrypt them?

I want to choose some folders scattered around my various harddrives (preferably including my network drives) and have them encrypted (AES256 or something secure) and copied to OneDrive and I don't ...
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How can I force Thunderbird to encrypt an email and its attachments?

How can I force Thunderbird to encrypt and email and its attachments? Here is what I have so far: With Thunderbird open, I clicked on the Write button. I chose Enigmail > Force Encryption and ...
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Why doesn't Linux IPSec implementation support fragmentation before encryption? [closed]

I am trying to address an issue where ESP packets are getting fragmented as after adding the ESP header the MTU size is exceeded. The solution—which is what everybody does—is to do the fragmentation ...
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Debian Wheezy doesn't map LUKS partition on boot

Firstly, I apologize for my English. It's really hard for me to write this lines; please, understand if I'm not clear enough or I explained very briefly way. I have an encrypt partition with LUKS ...
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OpenVPN traffic with Synology not encrypted?

Requested: I would like to have the possibility to encrypt my internet traffic from my portable computer when I'm on networks outside my home. From what I have understood, this should be possible ...
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“Hacking” Into my own 500 GB Seagate External Hard-drive

Throughout college—and dating back before high school—I had been backing up important information/application etc… on an external 500 GB Seagate Hard Drive. I was anxious about losing the contents of ...
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TrueCrypt disk encryption causes extremely slow Windows startup

I have a Windows desktop that was fast on startup until I encrypted the hard disk with TrueCrypt. Now it takes maybe around 3 minutes to startup after I type in my key. Then when my desktop appears, ...
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Firefox/Thunderbird export public key

I have imported a .p12 file inside Firefox/Thunderbird, now I would like to export its public key (without using openssl or whatever command line code), so I can distribute it and people can ...
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How can I encrypt Kali Linux after the install?

Okay so here is some useful background before we get started. I booted a Windows 7 install disk, split the hard drive into two partitions, installed windows. Rebooted, installed Kali, then booted into ...
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7-Zip: Opening image from 7z archive produces error code 0x8000000a

I've tried encrypting a folder containing a text file and an image with AES encryption using the .7z format. When I enter the password to open the encrypted folder the two files are displayed. I can ...
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How to prevent 7-Zip encrypted zip file passwords from being stored on the hard-drive?

I've encrypted a folder with 7-Zip 9.20, specifying 256-bit AES and a password, and the .zip file was created. But then, when I clicked on the zipped file, to my surprise, PeaZip 5.1.1, which was the ...
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Is there a way to decrypt the files without EFS key in windows 7

I was using Windows 7 in my system and files were being encrypted on their own. Now after formatting my system (with Win 7 again) I am unable to use/access any of those encrypted files. Kindly help if ...
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SSD encryption and backups

I'm looking to increase security by getting a popular 256 GB SSD that comes with 3D MLC and 256 bit AES encryption. That looks to be the ticket. But. . . I have a very sophisticated back-up system ...
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Encrypting File System - can you download a file which can turn this on?

Thank goodness for these forums. I had somehow turned on EFS on one folder somewhere on my disc. I found the answer here as to how to discover it and therefore turn it off. To the best of my ...
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What causes the files in Program Files to be inaccessible?

I have got strange problems on my notebook for months. I finally tracked down the problem to unusual situation in C:\Program Files, so now I ask this question here. I have got two user accounts - ...
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how to find out if I can use HP secure encryption

I have a server that does not have an order sheet of what all was included when the server was bought. I would like to try and implement HP Secure Encryption (link) but am not sure if I have all the ...
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What software has a bug that space in Adobe password fails to open in Chrome? [duplicate]

I have Adobe Acrobat Pro XI which can open an encrypted pdf file that contains a space in the password on Mac OS X Yosemite, however, if I download the file in Chrome Version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) and ...
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How to remove BUYUNLOCKCODE Ransomware

A ransomware appears to have been circulating for the past few weeks. the data files will be encrypted and a BUYUNLOCKCODE.txt ransom note will be created in all directories where a file was ...
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Decrypted Trucrypt drive won't mount in another computer

I am upgrading computers and will use Bitlocker on the new machine. I decrypted my system drive on the old machine that was encrypted with TC so that I can more easily transfer my old data across. TC ...
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Why is my bitlocker data drive unlocked for a few seconds after boot?

To specify: why is the data on my bitlocker encrypted drive available for a few seconds after logging in? After a few seconds the system 'notices' the drives are bitlocker encrypted and need to be ...
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S/MIME for Mac and iOS

I have been trying to generate S/MIME certificates for my MacOS and iOS devices and it does not seem to work. I have researched on this matter and it seems that keyUsage and extendedKeyUsage are ...
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are gpg keyservers synchronised with each other? pgp mit server too?

A question regarding the gpg keyservers: Are the servers found in the list here synchronised with each other?: http://www.gpg4win.org/doc/de/gpg4win-compendium_22.html So uploading a pub key to one ...
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gpg key, submit to keyserver and find again using webbrowser

I am using Kleopatra to create gpg keys (gpg4win). However, I also want to use openkeychain on android. openkeychain uses pgp.mit.edu as keyserver, Kleopatra uses keys.gnupg.net keyserver. How can I ...