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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the system won't accept my encrypted volume

my volume just stopped working 3 weeks ago. It won't accept the password what is actually stored in the keychain. Strange thing is i can change the password in disk utility. I started to recovery all ...
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“Encrypt contents to secure data” is grayed out even after regedit dword is set to 0

My Encrypt contents to secure data is grayed out on my computer. I have already gone: Into the regedit and set NtfsDisableEncrypton to 0 and rebooted. To Admin Tools > System in Control Panel and ...
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Can't decrypt immediately after encryption

I want to use GPG to create an encyrpted backup. I am testing the encryption before I use it and it's not working like I expect. I am using this script to test it: gpg --gen-key gpg --encrypt $0 ...
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There are no decryptor tools for CryptoWall, right?

Just want to make sure there is no decryptor tools (those that use leaked private keys) for the CryptoWall variation of the virus before we go and do the undoable? And are there any cases of people ...
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How to fix boot sector of encrypted system without decrypting it?

Let's have a following problem: Encrypted system partition with Windows 7 via VeraCrypt with somehow broken boot sector (I suspect this happened after using Xubuntu - so either Linux version of ...
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USB drive software encryption?

I would like to easily encrypt/decrypt a USB key on my PC. I used to use TrueCrypt which appears to be not secure anymore. I found an alternative named VeryCrypt, but, I would better trust a low ...
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How can I protect a hard disk being read when drive is inserted into another computer without using encryption?

Besides using an encrypting-filesystem on-disk, what other options are there for password-protecting a hard disk, so that when it is removed from a computer's encasing or laptop its contents cannot be ...
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Using libjasypt on Ubuntu

When I install libjasypt with Ubuntu, where does it install, and where can I find the encrypt/decrypt.sh scripts? I used the following command to install jasypt. sudo apt-get install libjasypt-java ...
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Why does BitLocker want a recovery key instead of a password?

I have a .vhd image of a BitLocker encrypted drive. When I mount and double click the drive, BitLocker wants me to enter a 48-digit recovery key and doesn't ask for a password. Why is that so and ...
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Corrupted external ssd after connecting to windows

I have a samsung external ssd with password protection. This ssd was formatted on a mac. After connecting it to a windows pc (which failed) I am no longer able to access any of the data on the ssd. ...
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Encrypted /boot in a LUKS LVM Ubuntu installation

I have Windows 8.1 already in UEFI mode. I was installing Ubuntu 15.10 from within Live install. Installation was successful when I kept /boot unencrypted. Here is the scheme: sda1 400MB Reserved ...
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Setting up secure email on Thunderbird

I'm trying to set Thunderbird up to send/receive encrypted emails. Here is a screenshot from the screen where you can select certificates: However, it doesn't really explain the difference between ...
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Mail encryption on Windows RT

Is it somehow possible to use mail encryption preferably via GPG on Windows RT? Since on a Windows RT Surface tablet you only have access to Windows Mail as an app in the store, there is no fancy ...
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Can BitLocker be forced not to use the TPM when one is available?

I have a Dell D420 laptop. I want to encrypt my Windows 8.1 installation using BitLocker, however this computer appears to have a TPM installed and I do not want to use it. BitLocker keeps telling me ...
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Can I use GnuPG connect to PGP public key servers?

I use gpg 1.4.19 on Windows. Can I communicate with the server directly from the command line? I tried this many things, but nothing worked: Tried: >gpg --keyserver hkp://pgp.mit.edu ...
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BitLocker corrupted partition, recover using the pin password, no RecoveryKey or NumericKey

I have a 15Gb USB Pen drive, whole drive encrypted with BitLocker. I pulled the pen drive by mistake while transferring data, and the partition is now corrupted, RAW. I understand my only solution ...
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Windows 10 Update 1511 fails with DiskCryptor whole disk encryption

I am running Windows 10 with DiskCryptor whole disk encryption on the system drive. The latest Windows 10 update fails to install. When I restart the system to install the update, I get the ...
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How to recover files from infected. Vvv extention [duplicate]

Can any one help for how can remove this virus. Our all computer's files infected from this (.vvv) virus. We are using windows 7 Plz give me strong methods. If you need remote screen i will provide ...
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How to install encrypted linux debian using hardware encryption on SSD

I got a partitioned SSD, 300gb for windows (unencrypted) and 200gb for linux debian that I would like to encrypt. Does anyone know how I can encrypt the linux system on the partition using the ...
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Is it safe to use an a mounter encrypted partition with unencrypted linux system?

Let's say linux is installed on a clear partition is it safe to mount an encrypted partition and use it for data ? Won't it cause the key to be stored somewhere in clear or logs to tell something on ...
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Which features should I consider, other than encryption and data security, when choosing to buy a VPN service for longer period?

I wanted to know about features that makes a VPN worth buying. My main purpose of using a VPN is privacy and online security, but I want to get suggestions about other features that different service ...
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How do I store RSA keypair in Windows?

I'm trying to write a simple Encryption-Decryption program using Openssl-RSA. When a data is encrypted, a keypair is generated. If I want to decrypt the data, I need the exact keypair that was ...
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GnuPG Domain to Domain email encryption

I'm running a Debian mail server and am looking forward to encrypt mails from my domain to the domain of a business partner. Also, the encryption should happen on the mail server itself not on a mail ...
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Uploading client-side encrypted file to AWS S3 for loading into Redshift using command line

Trying to do the following using command line: encrypt a file with AES 256, using a key upload to S3 LOAD it to Redshift specifying the original key I understand that this is possible to do with ...
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Centos 7 auto unlock encrypted hard drive

I have a Centos 7 server, and i have chosen to encrypt the hard drive in case someone breaks into my home and tries to read the files on my hard drives by directly inserting them into his own ...
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Access Denied error accessing BitLocker encrypted fixed drive

BitLocker was turned on on my previous Windows 7. It was working properly until I had to change my Windows 7 and reinstall it on another drive, this time SSD instead of HDD. After installing Windows ...
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Is there a way to create invisible text?

I would like to create a text file (the format doesn't matter) whose text is invisible. I don't mean a hidden file. A normal file with invisible, copiable text. Or could it be displayed the way ...
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Getting error im decrypting .gpg file

I'm getting an error in decrypting .gpg file. I've already imported the public keys through below method. $gpg --import key1.asc directory `/user_home/.gnupg' created gpg: new configuration file ...
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Why does PGP encrypt differently when piping into a file instead of printing the result?

I'll use the following PGP key stored in pub.pem: -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- Version: PGPfreeware 6.5.8 for non-commercial use <http://www.pgp.com> ...
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OpenSSL - how to get all settings when encrypting

I'm using openssl to encrypt text with a vendor. I have to send test encrypted text and provide them with what they need to decrypt the text on their end. When I encrypt text and then try to decrypt ...
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Attempting to encrypt a text yields “unable to load Public Key”

My intention is to encrypt a text using a PEM formatted public key. (src) > echo "encrypt this." | openssl rsautl -encrypt -pubin -inkey pub.pem unable to load Public Key The same happens if I ...
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openssl : How to create .pem file with private key, associated public certificate, and certificate chain all the way to the root certificate?

For test purposes (i.e. all self signed, not production), how would I use openssl to create a PEM file which contains the private key, the associated public certificate, and the certificate chain all ...
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How to enable SSD encryption?

I just bought a samsung evo 840, which supports encryption AES-256. Reading the very little documentation that I could find about SSD encryption, I found that I have to enter my bios, go to the ...
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GPG giving bad signature when email is downloaded as .eml

I'm trying to test whether someone with a copy of my public gpg key can verify a signed email that they receive from me. I'm using two computers for this. On the first, I have my key generated and ...
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Adding new encryption algorithm to the strongSwan

I need to add a new encryption algorithm to the strongSwan, for educational purposes. I want to know if there is a new encrypt-er that I can add to the strongSwan, and how to do that. Any answer will ...
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Bitlocker on Windows 10

A year and a half ago I successfully encrypted my external Western Digital hard drive using Bitlocker. After a few days I disabled Bitlocker, so the decryption process started. Halfway through this ...
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Transparent Encryption on MariaDB on RHEL7

I have a RHEL7 server running the latest mariadb MariaDB-server.x86_64 10.1.9-1.el7.centos I am trying to set up transparent encryption on MariaDB and I have a number issues: How can I test that ...
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Why is GnuPG returning “decryption failed: secret key not available”?

I am new to the world of GnuPG. I am attempting to decrypt a message via terminal and this is the result: [snip] -----END PGP MESSAGE----- gpg: encrypted with RSA key, ID F6B86794 gpg: decryption ...
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Perform a compressed backup of encrypted devices?

I'm looking for software that would do something like this for me: Read disk's partition table, find LUKS-encrypted partitions, Decrypt the partitions, fill the empty space with zeros, Back up the ...
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How can I encrypt a file with an ec public key?

I have generated an EC public/private key pair using openssl with the following commands: openssl ecparam -name brainpoolP512t1 -param_enc explicit -genkey -out mykey.pem openssl ec -in mykey.pem ...
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How to upgrade crypto-utils on fedora 14 to fc21 version

I'm using Fedora 14 to generate a self-signed certificate for our internal webserver serving our bugzilla bug tracking system. Fedora 14 crypto-utils generates a SHA1 signature, which current version ...
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If Bitlocker is turned on, How to decrypt OS volume when boot up?

I want to know decrypting process when boot up encrypted volume using BitLocker. Because MS says, it is encrypting entire disk drive whether the volume is installed OS or not, which means the file ...
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BitLocker hardware encryption cannot be activated on Win10 10586/1511

I'm having trouble enabling hardware encryption with BitLocker using Windows 10 build 10586 on a clean install with a Samsung 850 SSD. The encryption worked flawlessly before on build 10240. I've ...
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onion-style encryptions in ssh multi-hop commands

In what we could call the canonical multi-hop ssh example, we can see that the following command would route the user's ssh traffic through three (fictitious) consecutive nodes: ssh ...
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How to enable Bitlocker hardware encryption on Bare-Metal VHDX

I have a Crucial MX200 SED, and I want to use the hardware (not software) encryption on VHDX disks, including the operating system VHDX. The SED is OPAL 2 compliant. However, the Crucial website ...
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How to column-level encrypt in Dynamics CRM 2015?

I know that Dynamics CRM 2015 comes with encryption on for specific fields. EmailServerProfile IncomingPassword EmailServerProfile OutgoingPassword Mailbox Password Queue ...
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Web browser error: No common encryption algorithm(s)

When connecting to a bank site from my Debian (stretch/testing) PC with a recent (38.2.1) version of Firefox, I get the error: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection ...
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How to transcode AES encrypted files with AWS Elastic Transcoder

I want to upload my encrypted videos to S3 and use Elastic Transcoder to transcode them. This is what I'm currently doing and isn't working at all. I'm using openssl to encrypt my video files. The ...
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TrueCrypt - ran “decrypt” by accident on wrong disk which was not encrypted - how to “encrypt” it back?

basically I had normal, not encrypted disk, which I thought is my truecrypt drive. I booted from TrueCrypt Rescue Disk.iso and selected "Permanent Decrypt my data". It complained about key data being ...
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IKEv2, ESP PFS. Which packets includes the configuration?

i am investigating currently the IKEv2 protocol with ESP payload encryption. For ESP i want to use PFS with DH Group 5 (which works). However, i am not able to figure out in which packet this settings ...