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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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). ...
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Encrypting like BitLocker

Is it possible to encrypt like bitlocker? I've been playing with a lot of other disk encryption software but requires a password after BIOS. As a remote support company, we need to be able to reboot ...
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Decrypt and Forward

I have a Ubuntu machine running SSH, I need to forward the incoming traffic to another machine over a secondary Ethernet adapter (IE eth1) after it has been properly encrypted: something similar to ...
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Is a Bitlocker encrypted drive safe to dispose?

Based on the nowadays public knowledge about the strongness of the Bitlocker encryption - and supposing the user thinks the Bitlocker password is strong enough to make bruteforce unviable with the ...
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Git can't invoke gpg-agent to sign commits

I have Git 2.8.1 running in Ubuntu 15.10, and I've set it up to GPG sign all of my commits using my keybase key. It used to work well. At one point, I'm not sure what caused it, I started getting ...
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Can the SAM database be encrypted with EFS to prevent offline password cracking?

Is it possible to EFS-encrypt the SAM database to prevent offline password cracking? Would it have to be encrypted as the SYSTEM user?
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Convert a public key to GPG readable format

For a backup scenario, I want to peform asymmetric encryption of the data. For this I'm using duplicati (2.0) paired with GPG. Now I have a smartcard (PKCS#11 / CSP interface via OpenSC) on which I ...
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Which windows services are ok to: SC Type= own?

Looking at the best answer to "How to find memory usage of individual Windows services" posted on Server Fault it looks like SC Config ServiceName Type= own is the best way to 'split-off' services ...
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Is it possible to have a HDD with Windows 10 and a Linux fully encrypted with VeraCrypt?

So I'd like to set up a multiboot system on my 4TB hard drive with Windows 10 64bit and a Linux distribution such as Debian and fully encrypt it with VeraCrypt. Is this possible? And if so how?
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How can I safely remove an RSA 4096 ransom-ware virus?

My dad's computer got infected with an RSA 4096 ransom-ware virus. For those who don't know it is a virus that encrypts all the files on your PC using an RSA 4096 encryption key. Then you need to use ...
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Is there any way to decrypt .locky files?

I would like to help to my friend. She opened a email, and after that, all files is transform to some encrypt format on she computer. Every image, document extension replaced by .locky. Now, after ...
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Split access db password error

I have a split access db, while not ideal there is good reason for doing so. I haven't had any linking issues between the front and back end until recently. Now when I try to link the front end and ...
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WhatsApp end-to-end end encryption

I went through WhatsApp Security White Paper which talks about how WhatsApp end-to-end encryption is achieved so that third party and even WhatsApp can't decrypt a message transmitted between sender ...
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Could someone explain what this error about?

Test connection ([Triatin_SALESBANK_SFTP_Receive_Triatin], [SFTP Receive]) failed with message: Unable to logon[user: ****] into target server [***********:22] via SOCKS proxy ...
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Is there a setting in Outlook that enables encryption for **some** messages?

The support page describes how to encrypt one message and how to encrypt all messages. However, I'd like to encrypt some messages, based on certain conditions (for example keywords, attachments, ...
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Sniff wireless (Wi-Fi) traffic with Wireshark

I have a wireless card (ALFA AWUS036H) in monitor mode (with airmon-ng start wlan0) on my Debian machine. In Wireshark, in "capture options", all my interfaces are in promiscuous mode. The test ...
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dd/cat luks lvm on drive that has larger total size (partition plus trailing empty space) into smaller drives that can hold said luks lvm?

I have three drives, 256gb, 128gb and 120gb. My encrypted LVM is 115gb in size. In a gui disk utility, it shows that I have trailing space after the encrypted partition, but I'm not sure if the ...
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bitlocker on/off after uefi flash and recovery key has changed?

Amendment: I noticed that though, BL is turned off, that when I try to use recovery options in Windows 10, or when I turn off and back on the TPM in UEFI, that the BL "recovery key" from the original ...
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Cannot encrypt files in windows 10 home (option is greyed out)

When I right click a file, go to properties, general, advanced the option to encrypt a file is greyed out even if I'm admin. I also checked in ...
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Install Linux Mint on Encrypted WIN7 SSD?

Is it possible to install Linux Mint on top of a preexisting win7 os. Basically I want to put mint install on usb. Change boot to the usb and then format/wipe the entire windows partition during the ...
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Why might Windows EFS not list a certificate from Trusted People?

I have an encrypted file. I've added a public-key-only certificate (exported from another computer that had the private) to all of the following: Local Computer\Personal\Certificates Local ...
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Mount an encrypted partition

I was following the following code from Does anyone know how to encrypt an existing partition in linux while preserving its data $ cryptsetup open /dev/sda sda-crypt --type plain $ dd if=/dev/sda ...
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Multi-user cross-platform client-side on-disk encryption with a SMB/AFS NAS?

I have an old Lacie 5big NAS that does not support encryption. It speaks SMB, AFS and FTP. I'm looking for a way to store encrypted data on the NAS, at the same time it should be accessible by ...
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Laptop with two LUKS encrypted disks: HDD and SSD: How to start with same passphrase?

In my Linux laptop I've two disks: One larger conventional HDD and a smaller but fast SSD. On the SSD I've a small unencrypted /boot-Partition containung kernels, initrd images and GRUB. All ...
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How to be able to read encrypted files in the future, when the encryption tool is not available anymore?

I back up a lot of my files encrypted, but what I wonder is how to make sure that I will have access to this data in, let's say, ten years, when the tool that I used to encrypt the files is not ...
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Data corruption in PGP encrypted environment

I'm trying to determine what is causing, and how to prevent, data corruption that is occurring in a secure, PGP encrypted environment. I am one of the primary users of the system, and not an ...
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Triple-boot: OSX, Linux, & Windows with full disk encryption

I have a Macbook Air (MacBookAir6'2) that I want to set up a triple-boot on: Required Operation Systems: OSX (10.11.3) Linux (Debian based: Elementary or Mint) Windows 8.1 Pro The 2 main ...
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Can you mount a VeraCrypt partition to a folder?

I have recently encrypted a drive with multiple partitions using VeraCrypt. This is not the main drive with Windows installed on it, but a drive used to store data. Windows allows me to mount the ...
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Why does GPG not decrypt with all subkeys?

I have multiple subkeys for signing and encryption. Here is my public and private key list. jeremy@localhost ~ $ gpg -k /home/jeremy/.gnupg/pubring.gpg ------------------------------- pub ...
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I got asked “How would you encrypt messages so that Customer Service could read if necessary?”

I was interviewing for a full time position with the company I am a contractor with. One of the questions I got presented with was designing an IM client. I got asked the following question: "How ...
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Windows 10 pro bitlocker is not working

My Dell laptop has Windows 10 professional edition and previously it has a working bitlocker program. But now can't open bitlocker using start menu or control panel.When I search bitlocker from start ...
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TrueCrypt disk filestamp updated, even when no files changed?

I'm using TrueCrypt volumes for a bunch of files I'd like to secure and backup as a whole, and found out that since some time, the timestamp of the TrueCrypt volume file is updated even when I only ...
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why Ransomware malware payment message not encrypted also?

it is an awkward question but just want to know why the payment message not encrypted or corrupted or any error seems to happen when pop-up? and what type of this message is it an excutable extension ...
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Bash loop for adding --exclude list to tar

I have a bash script I made to encrypt/decrypt using GPG and tar. Right now I have my --exclude hard coded into the script, but I'd like to make it a bit more dynamic and add the items to exclude as ...
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Another people's OpenPGP key in my computer?

Today, when I executed gpg --list-keys, I saw another people's key list here. I search in seahorse, but can not find it. Is this key stored in my pubring.gpg file? I only have one OpenPGP key for ...
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Decrypting CryptoWall files

My computer has been infected with the CryptoWall virus and many important pictures and videos on my computer have been encrypted. When i start Windows i get a message that says that RSA 4096 ...
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HDD Stopped Responding

I have an external 500GB hard drive containing a WD Scorpio Black, used all as one partition, encrypted with BitLocker and runs very well. This morning I connected it to my PC, it asked for BitLocker ...
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Duplicati uses symmetric encryption despite giving the recipient ID_key

I have a question regarding decrypt using gpg asymmetrically. I use duplicity encrypt copies asymmetrically. E.g: `Duplicati.CommandLine.exe backup s3://testduplicatigpg3 C:\Users\test\Desktop\tt ...
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Under Linux, is it possible to encrypt a folder/partition in a way that it is not accessible to anyone without the password?

I was reviewing the different alternatives I have (like ext4 encryption) but I think all of them are vulnerable for root to just enter into my home account and see what's stored in there, which is ...
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No space left on device - although there is plenty of space and inodes

I have a USB disk with truecrypt volume for backup. This truecrypt volume occupies almost the whole USB disk. USB disk and the truecrypt volume have both NTFS format. When I tried to copy a directory ...
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Generate encrypted password for a GNU screen session

How to programatically generate a password for a GNU screen session? Normally, to define a password for an existing GNU screen, we have to: Start a screen Do Ctrl+A :password Upon reattach, screen ...
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How to encrypt a live rootfs on Arch Linux

I have a Linux Arch system running on a VPS. The rootfs is installed on a LVM partition. I would like to overlay an encrypted container on this partition, then reinstall the rootfs on it and enable ...
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How to query for all recipient OpenPGP keys with GnuPG?

I cannot find a reliable method for asking gpg the list of (public) keys used to encrypt a given file. One plausible solution doesn't work for me -- it never lists my key: gpg --list-only ...
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Convert/Encrypt Office 2003 Documents

We have a large number (1000s) of old Excel 2003 spreadsheets that we need to encrypt. The encryption in Excel 2003 is outdated now so we would like to update the files to 2010 format and then ...
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Autologin and mount encrypted volume in KDE 5

On my machine, I have Fedora 23 (Server) and KDE 5.19. SELinux is deactivated. Furthermore, I have an encrypted home volume (using LUKS). As soon as the user logs in on the SDDM greeter, the encrypted ...
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Enigmail constantly prompting for password

My Enigmail is constantly prompting for password when clicking on emails that have already been decrypted a second ago, switching between encrypted emails that have been decrypted. In the Enigmail ...
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Debian Jessie, raid5 and encryption issues

I installed Debian 8 today. During installation, I made the following settings: /dev/sda1 -> 1GB /boot /dev/sda2 -> about 80GB encrypted device /dev/sda2_crypt -> lvm with VolumeGroup vg0 ...
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Backed-up EFS certificate doesn't work after resetting password

I'm on a Windows Vista computer. I've wanted to use EFS for a little while but I wanted to experiment on some individual files first. While doing that, I backed up my certificate and key, reset my ...
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Encrypt multiple hard drives in Windows, each required for boot

I have two drives, a small SSD (boot device) and a much larger drive for data. I want to encrypt these drives, but the problem is that both of them need to be available at boot time. I have many ...